tire pressure gauge

An instrument for measuring air pressure in a tire

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • Tire-pressure gauge — A tire pressure gauge is a pressure gauge used to measure the pressure of tires on a vehicle. Environmental conditions can introduce a 13% to 15% variability in pressure due to temperature (0 °C to 40 °C), and additional changes can result due to …   Wikipedia

  • tire-pressure gauge — noun a tire gauge …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • pressure gauge — Instrument for measuring the pressure exerted by the contents on its container. Reading in pounds per square inch (psi) above atmospheric pressure. See oil pressure gauge tire pressure gauge …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • tyre-pressure gauge — noun alternative spelling of tire pressure gauge …   Wiktionary

  • Pressure sensor — Digital air pressure sensor Compact digital barometric pressure sensor A pressure sensor measure …   Wikipedia

  • pressure — pressureless, adj. /presh euhr/, n., v., pressured, pressuring. n. 1. the exertion of force upon a surface by an object, fluid, etc., in contact with it: the pressure of earth against a wall. 2. Physics. force per unit area. Symbol: P Cf. stress… …   Universalium

  • gauge — This is the British and Canadian spelling while in the United States it is sometimes spelled without the u (gage). It is becoming standard to use gage for wire size and gauge for an instrument. [1] An instrument that registers the quantity of a… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Tire maintenance — Friction from moving contact with the road causes the tread on the outer perimeter of the tire to eventually wear away. When the tire tread becomes too shallow, the tire is worn out and should be replaced. The same wheels can usually be used… …   Wikipedia

  • tire gauge — noun A device used to measure the pressure of vehicle tires. Syn: tire pressure gauge …   Wiktionary

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