spare tyre


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spare tyre

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) an additional tyre, usually mounted on a wheel, carried by a motor vehicle in case of puncture
2. (Anatomy) slang jocular Brit a deposit of fat just above the waist
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A spare tyre has already been linked to erectile dysfunction, memory problems, diabetes, cancer and heart disease.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Spares Tyres F-90, Spare Tyre F-120 And Spare Tyre F- 140
Major Suhail Sayah Al Mazroui, Chief of Western Region Traffic Section, called on drivers to regularly check the condition of their vehicle's tyres and spare tyre before they drive, and to change the tyres if they find any breakage or cracks.
Q I HAVE just purchased a new car and discovered it does not have a spare tyre.
A space saver spare tyre is a standard feature on new SE models and above.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles equipped with accessory wheels and tyres installed by Toyota or dealers before the vehicles' first sale, because they may list the spare tyre size or inflation info incorrectly on the tyre placard.
In the blistering sun, and without being asked, he located her jack and spare tyre and soon had her vehicle road ready.
The first thing to do is to decide you''re going to commit to losing that spare tyre and do something about it.
Detractors of the Islamist president call him a spare tyre because he was picked by the Brotherhood to vie in last year's presidential election after the group's original candidate Khyrat Al Shater was disqualified on technical grounds.
Around 99 percent of drivers have reported carrying at least one emergency requirement in their vehicle, including a spare tyre or jump leads.
Dubai Police have arrested three men after finding a stash of illegal painkillers hidden in a spare tyre.
We had a blinding good time, but it has left both of us with a bit of a spare tyre.