belted tire

A tire with a stabilizing belt of two or more plies of steel, fiberglass, etc., running circumferentially around the tire between the carcass and the tread rubber. The carcass can be either radial or bias ply. See bias belted tire.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • belted tire — Auto. See under belt (def. 11). * * * …   Universalium

  • belted tire — Auto. See under belt (def. 11) …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • bias-belted tire — noun Date: 1968 a pneumatic tire with a belt (as of steel or fiberglass) to help prevent punctures that is under the tread and on top of the plies of cords which form the tire s carcass and which are set diagonally to the center line of the tread …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bias belted tire — A type of tire construction in which there are bias plies as well as a belt of steel or synthetic (rayon, nylon, or fiberglass) cords between the carcass and the tread. The belt overlaps the bias plies and wraps around the circumference. The… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • belted — [bel′tid] adj. 1. wearing a belt, esp. as a mark of distinction [a belted knight] 2. furnished with a belt or belts [a belted jacket, a belted tire] 3. having or marked by a band or stripe …   English World dictionary

  • 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 — 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

  • 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

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