tire casing

The main body of the tire exclusive of the tread tube, etc.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • casing — [1] The outside shell of something such as the shell of an alternator or starter motor. Also see axle casing differential casing spiral casing turbine casing volute casing [2] The tire casing …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • tire — tire1 [tīr] vi. tired, tiring [ME tiren < OE tiorian, to fail, be tired, prob. < Gmc * tiuzōn, to stay behind < IE * deus , to cease < base * deu , to move forward] 1. to become in need of rest; become weary or fatigued through… …   English World dictionary

  • tire cord — tire cord, rayon, fiberglass, polyester, or nylon yarn corded and coated with rubber to reinforce the casing of a pneumatic tire …   Useful english dictionary

  • casing — [kās′iŋ] n. 1. the act of encasing 2. a protective covering; specif., ☆ a) a cleaned intestine as of cattle, a plastic membrane, etc., used to encase processed meats ☆ b) the supporting framework of a pneumatic rubber tire exclusive of an inner… …   English World dictionary

  • Tire-pressure monitoring system — A tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is an electronic system designed to monitor the air pressure inside the pneumatic tires on various types of vehicles. The system is also sometimes referred to as a tire pressure indication system (TPIS).… …   Wikipedia

  • tire — tire1 /tuyeur/, v., tired, tiring, n. v.t. 1. to reduce or exhaust the strength of, as by exertion; make weary; fatigue: The long walk tired him. 2. to exhaust the interest, patience, etc., of; make weary; bore: Your stories tire me. v.i. 3. to… …   Universalium

  • casing — i. The carcass of a tire. The rubber and the fabric body of a pneumatic tire are the constituents of a casing. ii. The covering around a compressor. iii. The outer covering of instruments and other similar devices …   Aviation dictionary

  • tire iron — noun hand tool consisting of a lever that is used to force the casing of a pneumatic tire onto a steel wheel • Syn: ↑tire tool • Hypernyms: ↑hand tool, ↑lever * * * ˈtire iron [tire iron] …   Useful english dictionary

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