pneumatic tyre

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pneumatic tyre a tire made of reinforced rubber and filled with compressed air; used on motor vehicles and bicycles etc
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Usage

In literature:

He also invented fabrics for pneumatic tyres and fire-hose.
"Scotland's Mark on America" by George Fraser Black
The gums looked as if they were blown out like little pneumatic tyres.
"In Mesopotamia" by Martin Swayne
The action of the pneumatic tyre in reducing vibration and increasing the speed of a vehicle is explained by Figs.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
These considerations are aptly illustrated by reference to pneumatic tyres.
"The Preparation of Plantation Rubber" by Sidney Morgan
The Pneumatic Tyre Company, with a capital of four millions sterling, when in full swing, turns out twenty-five thousand tyres per week.
"The Romance of Industry and Invention"
It was to the modern pneumatic-tyred "safety" what the roads of 1865 are to those of 1906.
"The Brighton Road" by Charles G. Harper
Pneumatic tyre Caoutchouc pneumatique.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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In news:

Unlike fully pneumatic tires, which provide shock absorption with compressed air, the NU-AIR TYRE does not flatten, eliminating downtime from unexpected punctures .
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