radial tire

noun
a motor-vehicle tire in which the plies or cords run from one bead to the other at right angles to both beads. See illus. under tire2.
Also called radial.


Origin:
1965–70

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Example sentences
He said the awl was used to deflate bubbles in the thin inner liner of a radial
  tire.
Selling unauthorized inner tube for use in a radial tire.
The fuel economy, stability and pavement effects of the wide base radial tire.
Radial tire overall diameter will govern the revolutions per mile obtained from
  a given tire.
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