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Tyre

 (tīr)
An ancient Phoenician city on the eastern Mediterranean Sea in present-day southern Lebanon. The capital of Phoenicia after the 11th century bc, it was a flourishing commercial center noted for its purple dyestuffs and rich, silken clothing. Tyre was besieged and captured by Alexander the Great in 332 bc and was destroyed by a Mameluke army in ad 1291.

tyre

 (tīr)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of tire2.

tyre

(ˈtaɪə) or

tire

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a rubber ring placed over the rim of a wheel of a road vehicle to provide traction and reduce road shocks, esp a hollow inflated ring (pneumatic tyre) consisting of a reinforced outer casing enclosing an inner tube. See also tubeless tyre, cross-ply, radial-ply
2. (Railways) a ring of wear-resisting steel shrunk thermally onto a cast-iron railway wheel
3. a metal band or hoop attached to the rim of a wooden cartwheel
vb
(Automotive Engineering) (tr) to fit a tyre or tyres to (a wheel, vehicle, etc)
[C18: variant of C15 tire, probably from tire3]

Tyre

(ˈtaɪə) or

Tyr

n
(Placename) a port in S Lebanon, on the Mediterranean: founded about the 15th century bc; for centuries a major Phoenician seaport, famous for silks and its Tyrian-purple dye; now a small market town. Pop: 141 000 (2005 est). Arabic name: Sur

tyre

(taɪər)

n., v.t. tyred, tyr•ing. Brit.

Tyre

(taɪər)

n.
an ancient seaport and trading center of Phoenicia: site of modern Sur.

tyre


Past participle: tyred
Gerund: tyring

Imperative
tyre
tyre
Present
I tyre
you tyre
he/she/it tyres
we tyre
you tyre
they tyre
Preterite
I tyred
you tyred
he/she/it tyred
we tyred
you tyred
they tyred
Present Continuous
I am tyring
you are tyring
he/she/it is tyring
we are tyring
you are tyring
they are tyring
Present Perfect
I have tyred
you have tyred
he/she/it has tyred
we have tyred
you have tyred
they have tyred
Past Continuous
I was tyring
you were tyring
he/she/it was tyring
we were tyring
you were tyring
they were tyring
Past Perfect
I had tyred
you had tyred
he/she/it had tyred
we had tyred
you had tyred
they had tyred
Future
I will tyre
you will tyre
he/she/it will tyre
we will tyre
you will tyre
they will tyre
Future Perfect
I will have tyred
you will have tyred
he/she/it will have tyred
we will have tyred
you will have tyred
they will have tyred
Future Continuous
I will be tyring
you will be tyring
he/she/it will be tyring
we will be tyring
you will be tyring
they will be tyring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tyring
you have been tyring
he/she/it has been tyring
we have been tyring
you have been tyring
they have been tyring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tyring
you will have been tyring
he/she/it will have been tyring
we will have been tyring
you will have been tyring
they will have been tyring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tyring
you had been tyring
he/she/it had been tyring
we had been tyring
you had been tyring
they had been tyring
Conditional
I would tyre
you would tyre
he/she/it would tyre
we would tyre
you would tyre
they would tyre
Past Conditional
I would have tyred
you would have tyred
he/she/it would have tyred
we would have tyred
you would have tyred
they would have tyred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tyre - a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean SeaTyre - a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; formerly a major Phoenician seaport famous for silks
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
2.tyre - hoop that covers a wheeltyre - hoop that covers a wheel; "automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"
auto tire, automobile tire, car tire, rubber tire - a tire consisting of a rubber ring around the rim of an automobile wheel
hoop, ring - a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling; "there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"
pneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre - a tire made of reinforced rubber and filled with compressed air; used on motor vehicles and bicycles etc
wagon tire - a metal hoop forming the tread of a wheel
Translations
إِطَارُ العَجَلَةإطار هواءإطار، عَجَلَه
pneumatika
dæk
rengas
guma
autógumibicikligumigumigumiabroncskerékpárgumi
banbandajo
hjólbarîi
タイヤ
타이어
padanga
riepa
pneumatika
obročpnevmatikazračnica
däck
ยางรถยางรถยนต์
araba dış lâstiğilastik
шина
lốp xevỏ

Tyre

[ˈtaɪəʳ] NTiro m

tyre

tire (US) [ˈtaɪəʳ]
A. N [of car, bus, bicycle etc] → neumático m (Sp), llanta f (LAm), caucho m (S. Cone); (= outer cover) → cubierta f; (= inner tube) → cámara f (de aire); [of cart] → llanta f, calce m; [of pram] → rueda f de goma
to have a burst/flat tyretener una rueda pinchada or (Mex) ponchada
B. CPD tyre burst Npinchazo m, reventón m
tyre gauge Nmedidor m de presión
tyre lever Npalanca f para desmontar neumáticos
tyre pressure Npresión f de los neumáticos
tyre valve Nválvula f de neumático

tyre

[ˈtaɪər] tire (US) npneu mtyre lever n (British)démonte-pneu mtyre marks npltraces fpl de pneutyre pressure npression f des pneus

tyre

, (US) tire
n
(Aut) → Reifen m; a burst (Brit) or blown tyreein geplatzter Reifen
he has tyres (hum inf)er hat Speckrollen am Bauch (inf)

tyre

, (US) tire:
tyre gauge
nReifendruckmesser m
tyre lever
nMontiereisen nt
tyre pressure
nReifendruck m

tyre

tire (Am) [ˈtaɪəʳ] n (Aut) → gomma, pneumatico

tyre

(American) tire (ˈtaiə) noun
a thick, rubber, usually air-filled strip around the edge of the wheel of a car, bicycle etc. The tyres of this car don't have enough air in them.

tyre

إِطَارُ العَجَلَة pneumatika dæk Autoreifen λάστιχο neumático rengas pneu guma ruota タイヤ 타이어 band dekk opona pneu шина däck ยางรถ lastik lốp xe 轮胎
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