Tyre

Definitions

  • Cyclist whose tyre has become deflated
    Cyclist whose tyre has become deflated
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tyre hoop that covers a wheel "automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"
    • n Tyre a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; formerly a major Phoenician seaport famous for silks
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: It is impossible to get water out of a rimless tyre.
    • n. & v Tyre Attire. See 2d and 3d Tire.
    • n Tyre Curdled milk.
    • v. i Tyre To prey upon. See 4th Tire.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tyre An obsolete spelling of tire.
    • n tyre A preparation of milk and rice used by the East Indians.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Tyre . See Tire.
    • n Tyre tīr (Spens.) attire, dress
    • v.t Tyre to adorn
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

It's most useful for testing tyres, and that is one of the special points engaging my attention.
"The Motor Pirate" by George Sidney Paternoster
It drew up suddenly, with a scraping of tyres, and a woman got out of it.
"The Blue Germ" by Martin Swayne
Conrad was already the King of Tyre.
"Richard I" by Jacob Abbott
The tyre's in ribbons!
"With Haig on the Somme" by D. H. Parry
Educated by William of Tyre, Baldwin IV.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
In Tyre silence suddenly falls upon the singer.
"Jewish Literature and Other Essays" by Gustav Karpeles
Tyre alone held out, and that, too, would be lost unless help came speedily.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Brake, brake, brake On my brand-new tyre, Marie!
"Mr. Punch Awheel"
A cyclist stopped in front of me with a punctured tyre.
"A Nest of Spies" by Pierre Souvestre
Tyre des tallons (je), 656.
"An Introductorie for to Lerne to Read, To Pronounce, and to Speke French Trewly" by Anonymous
It manufactures tyres and other rubber wares.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
The usual names of Rome, Tyre, and Carthage, were not their true and secret names.
"The Phantom World" by Augustin Calmet
Indeed, a sharp crack had come from the direction of the river, not unlike the bursting of a heavy tyre; but Pocket Upton did not think it was that.
"" by E.W. Hornung
Did it, indeed, come down to them from the merchants of Tyre and Carthage?
"The Venetian School of Painting" by Evelyn March Phillipps
William of Tyre, the celebrated chronicler of the time, has preserved to us an interesting case of this special legislation.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 5, November, 1863" by Various
The shoemaker with his motor tyre put pieces of it upon my shoes, grunting out a satisfaction with the job which I hardly shared.
"The Bonadventure" by Edmund Blunden
I will never say we burst a tyre: we cast a shoe.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
AEdesius got back to Tyre, where he became a deacon of the Church.
"Sketches of Church History" by James Craigie Robertson
La Fayette took up a position on Tyre's plantation, twenty miles from Williamsburg.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
In what way did Hiram, king of Tyre, help in the building of the temple?
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
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In poetry:

When the woman came from Tyre,
And for help to Jesus sought;
Though he granted her desire,
Yet at first he answered not.
"Woman Of Canaan" by John Newton
His horse-hoofs go before you
Far beyond your bursting tyres;
And time is bridged behind him
And our sons are with our sires.
"The Old Song" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
What glories were described of old!
What wonders are of Zion told!
Thou city of our God below,
Thy fame shall Tyre and Egypt know.
"Psalm 87" by Isaac Watts
Oh, the ships of Greece and the ships of Tyre
Went out, and where are they?
In the port they made, they are delayed
With the ships of yesterday.
"The Gravedigger" by Bliss William Carman
There was a Young Lady of Tyre,
Who swept the loud chords of a lyre;
At the sound of each sweep
She enraptured the deep,
And enchanted the city of Tyre.
"Limerick: There was a Young Lady of Tyre" by Edward Lear
What phantom is this that appears
Through the purple mist of the years,
Itself but a mist like these?
A woman of cloud and of fire;
It is she; it is Helen of Tyre,
The town in the midst of the seas.
"Helen Of Tyre" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

Shelley Tyre 's fatal dive.
David says his inability to explain Shelley Tyre 's death led her parents to assume the worst: that he murdered their daughter.
Shelley Tyre and David Swain on their wedding day.
Ten years after Shelley Tyre 's death, David Swain's murder trial in Tortola is finally under way.
Shelley Tyre 's family has established a scholarship in her name at Brandeis University.
Bombing in southern city of Tyre injures five.
Lebanese Army soldiers secure the entrance of the restaurant which was rocked by an explosion early on December 28, 2011 in the southern city of Tyre .
Finding Tyre Nilsdotter and her family.
Shown above are the 2011 Masonic Officers and Installing Officers of Hiram of Tyre Lodge #118.
Read excerpts of Shelley Tyre 's dive log, which was an exhibit in the criminal trial of her husband, David Swain.
Read selected pages of Tyre 's dive log used as an exhibit in the criminal trial of her husband, David Swain.
Read diving logs Shelley Tyre wrote.
Desperation descends on Tyre , Lebanon.
Pilot in Tyre plane crash walks away with minor injuries.
Sheriff's deputies in Seneca County are investigating a small plane crash which took place in the Town of Tyre this past weekend.
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In science:

An early example of optimization problem is narrated in Virgil’s Aeneid: Dido, a Phenician princess, is obliged to flee Tyre, her hometown, after her husband is murdered by her brother, a cruel tyrant.
Theoretical analysis of optimization problems - Some properties of random k-SAT and k-XORSAT
The grip generated by a tyre is a function of the force pushing that tyre onto the road surface.
Explanation and discovery in aerodynamics
The maximum horizontal force Fh which a tyre can generate is Cf Fv , where Cf is the tyre’s peak coefficient of friction, and Fv is the peak downward vertical force on the tyre.
Explanation and discovery in aerodynamics
As a consequence, the greater the weight of a car, the greater the grip generated by its tyres.
Explanation and discovery in aerodynamics
This increases the force pushing the tyres onto the road surface without any increase in inertia.
Explanation and discovery in aerodynamics
In addition, coaxing air away from the rear tyres, and injecting high speed airflow into the region of flow separation behind the car, both contribute to reducing drag.
Explanation and discovery in aerodynamics
Acknowledgement: The author gratefully acknowledges comments and suggestions from his colleagues Glenn Ledder, David Logan, Irakli Loladze from the Department of Mathematics, and Drew Tyre, Svata Louda from the School of Biological Sciences at UNL.
The Time Invariance Principle, Ecological (Non)Chaos, and A Fundamental Pitfall of Discrete Modeling
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