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(of an automobile tire) constructed so as not to deflate completely after a puncture so that a motorist can still drive the vehicle for some distance.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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From fuel injection to
tires and even hybrids, the auto industry has been there, done that.
Next, is a tire with a section cut out of it, showing hardened
inserts underneath the rubber.
They want to sell me
tires with a change to snow tires in the fall.
capability is achieved by reinforcing the sidewalls so that the sidewalls can carry the entire load applied to the tire.
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