flat tire

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flat tire a deflated pneumatic tire
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Usage

In literature:

Soon he was down in the flat again, because he was physically tired, and ready for sleep.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
The spokes were flat bands of steel, curved outward to the tire.
"Mizora: A Prophecy" by Mary E. Bradley
Pump up your flat tire.
"Games and Play for School Morale" by Various
He covered that half block on a flat tire and went in for help.
"Stubble" by George Looms
She was tired of the office, the Elevated, the flat on 148th Street, the restaurants where she tediously had her week-day lunches.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
The English commander, tired of false speech, gave a short answer, refusing flatly to let the Indians in.
"Four American Indians" by Edson L. Whitney
She was no longer ill, only tired, with an accumulation of past wearinesses that made her love to lie down flat.
"The Bill-Toppers" by Andre Castaigne
Finally tired out because he had been on his feet since early morning, Dave sat down on a flat rock to rest.
"Dave Porter At Bear Camp" by Edward Stratemeyer
Once more they were under way again, and all went well until Jack shouted that his tire had gone flat and would have to be pumped up.
"The Motor Girls on the Coast" by Margaret Penrose
The beautiful scenery at Quebec was, besides, a feast for eyes tired with the monotonous flatness of America.
"A Frenchman in America" by Max O'Rell
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In news:

A flat tire, a tow and late bills.
We rented a car from Hertz in Ireland and had a flat tire.
There are two parts to fixing a flat on a tubeless tire, the first of which—plugging the hole—every repair kit can do.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. A Florida woman accused by authorities of illegally injecting toxic substances such as flat-tire sealant and glue into women's buttocks as an enhancement procedure is facing new charges.
Jorgensen's day ruined by flat tire.
Speed, Flat Tire, Alcohol & Drugs Lead to Roll-Over Crash on Longley.
52-year-old Eugene Kac of rural Ladysmith was killed while changing a flat tire on a fully loaded chopper box.
A tow truck who was assisting a driver with a flat tire was fatally struck by a suspected drunk driver on the San Diego 405 Freeway in Long Beach Sunday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Irwin is among those flat-out tired of all the illegally dumped tires.
Emergency Road Service, Starts, Out Of Gas, 4-Wheel Drive, Recovery, Flat Beds, Flat Tires, Lock Outs.
Northbound Interstate 15 near Blackfoot was closed for several hours this morning after a semi collided with another semi who had pulled over in the emergency lane because of a flat tire.
American, Delta, Sun Country, and Virgin America promise to honor a "flat tire rule," allowing travelers who arrive at the airport within two hours of a missed departure to standby for the next flight.
Detective assigned to flat , slashed tire cases in Chattanooga.
A truck belonging to Jarami Rollen is worked on at National Tire and Battery on Rossville Boulevard after receiving flat tires Sunday after driving on Dodds Avenue.
Multiple cars suffered flat tires due to debris on the road.
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