rubber tire


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rubber tire a tire consisting of a rubber ring around the rim of an automobile wheel
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In literature:

But the tires of the machine were made of rubber.
"Gossamer" by George A. Birmingham
It was nearly seven when over the gravel rolled the heavy rubber-tired wheels that announced Mr. Coddington's arrival.
"The Story of Leather" by Sara Ware Bassett
Now he felt the rubber-tired wheels under the plane strike the ground lightly.
"Air Service Boys Flying for Victory" by Charles Amory Beach
There's a little break in one of the rubber tires.
"Brand Blotters" by William MacLeod Raine
The rain had ceased, but the air was raw and the sky gray, and I was very tired, and those eight miles stretched out like a rubber string.
"The Trail of the Goldseekers" by Hamlin Garland
Barstowe disappeared into the apartment and returned with a cabinet that was mounted on small, rubber-tired wheels.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
Life isn't all a smooth run on rubber tires.
"The Bartlett Mystery" by Louis Tracy
Another, with two horses and rubber tires, was hailed and engaged.
"Command" by William McFee
But on four rubber tires, instead of wings.
"Dave Dawson at Casablanca" by Robert Sydney Bowen
We've been hunting you in every place a set of rubber tires wouldn't balk at, all afternoon.
"The King of Arcadia" by Francis Lynde
But the rubber-tired landing wheels had not ceased revolving before Roy was at its side.
"The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airship" by Margaret Burnham
Doc Gunther's best "rig," his rubber-tired one, came rolling down Main Street, turned, and drew up near the car.
"Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford" by George Randolph Chester
I want you to take a look, and tell me if you can see the marks of rubber tires there in the mud or dust.
"Woodcraft" by Alan Douglas
The saving on the life of a pole or plank road by the use of rubber tires is also an item of considerable importance.
"Motor Truck Logging Methods" by Frederick Malcolm Knapp
A rubber tire on the wheel chair squeaked; the wind and the clock continued.
"When the Owl Cries" by Paul Bartlett
For example, in group one, the TIRE is made of RUBBER.
"The Silent Readers" by William D. Lewis
This collar of Mr. Wellington's makes me feel like a peanut in a rubber tire.
"Excuse Me!" by Rupert Hughes
It was hung on the best possible springs, and the wheels were circumscribed with the best possible india-rubber tires.
"The Rubicon" by E. F. Benson
The ricksha is a two-wheeled, two-shaft sulky, with rubber tired wheels, upholstered, and will seat two persons.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray
Each bicycle tire takes about two pounds of pure rubber, or four pounds to the wheel.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn

In poetry:

In the old wars drum of hoofs and the beat of shod feet.
In the new wars hum of motors and the tread of rubber tires.
In the wars to come silent wheels and whirr of rods not
yet dreamed out in the heads of men.
"Wars" by Carl Sandburg
Bicycle tires fare hardly on roads, but the heart
Has an easier time than rubber, they sheathe a cart
With iron, so lumbering and slow my mind must be made,
To bother the heart and to teach things and leam it its trade.
"Daily" by Ivor Gurney

In news:

An Indian tire manufacturer, Apollo Tyres, is "in the process of acquiring" Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
(Reuters) – Indian tire manufacturer Apollo Tyres (APLO.NS) is in the process of acquiring a controlling stake in U.S.-based Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (CTB.
He was retired from Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.
News NCAT Study Evaluates Role of Tire Rubber Asphalt .
A Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Tire manufacturers use them in rubber to improve tensile strength and wear resistance.
Two great figures in the American rubber history live on through their namesake tire brands.
I'm building a '63 Indy Roadster and would like to put rubber tires on it instead of the plastic ones in the kit.
The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company agreed last night to be acquired by the Bridgestone Corporation of Japan for $80 a share, or $2.6 billion.
Lower demand left Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
The United Soybean Board continues to drive demand for US soy, thanks to a partnership with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Class Sean McBride accepts toy donations at the US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots toy collection inside the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company blimp base hanger Friday in Suffield Township.
Comparing Vermeer's RTX1250 Plowing on Tires, Rubber Tracks, and Steel Tracks (pg.
Suitable for a wide range of doorways and facilities, the Powerhouse SD industrial roll-up rubber door is made from the same material used to make tires.
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In science:

Rubber friction is a topic of huge practical importance, e.g., for tires, rubber seals, wiper blades, conveyor belts and syringes [1–14].
Rolling friction for hard cylinder and sphere on viscoelastic solid