belted bias tire

A tire which uses both cross-ply and radial-ply patterns with added belts (such as used on radial-ply tires) on diagonal body plies (as in cross-ply tires). As a result the tire has stiffer sidewalls than tires with just straight radial plies.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • belted-bias tire — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : bias belted tire herein * * * /bel tid buy euhs/ a motor vehicle tire of the same construction as a bias ply tire but with an added belt of steel or a strong synthetic material under the tread. Also called bias belted …   Useful english dictionary

  • belted-bias tire — /bel tid buy euhs/ a motor vehicle tire of the same construction as a bias ply tire but with an added belt of steel or a strong synthetic material under the tread. Also called bias belted tire. Cf. belted tire, radial tire. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • bias tire — A type of tire construction in which the tire cords or plies run diagonally from bead to bead. Generally in passenger cars, there are two plies of fabric. In a P185/80D13 tire, the D indicates a bias ply tire. Sometimes called a conventional tire …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Tire — This article is about tires used on road vehicles, including pneumatic tires and solid tires. For railroad tires, see railway tires. For other uses, see tire (disambiguation) or tyre.Tires, or tyres (in American and British English, respectively) …   Wikipedia

  • tire — The rubber part of the wheel which contacts the ground. The construction can be bias plybias belted or radial. The plies are made of rayon, nylon, and polyester. Belting can be fiberglass steel, or kevlar. The rest of the tire is hard rubber. See …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • tire — Synonyms and related words: annoy, apparel, array, attire, balloon tire, be infinitely repetitive, be tedious, beat, bedeck, bedrape, belted bias tire, belted radial tire, bias tire, blow, bore, bother, break down, bundle up, burden, burn out,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bias-belted tire — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : a pneumatic tire with a belt (as of steel or fiber glass) around the tire under the tread and on top of the ply cords set diagonally to the center line of the tread * * * /buy euhs bel tid/. See belted bias tire …   Useful english dictionary

  • bias-belted tire — /buy euhs bel tid/. See belted bias tire. * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

  • Tire code — Automobile tires are described by an alphanumeric tire code (in American English) or tyre code (in British English, Australian English and others), which is generally molded into the sidewall of the tire. This code specifies the dimensions of the …   Wikipedia

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