snow tire

noun
an automobile tire with a deep tread or protruding studs to give increased traction on snow or ice.

Origin:
1940–45

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Example sentences
These tires have a tread pattern that is somewhere in between a mud or snow tire and a summer or street tire.
Growth in snow tire demand has slowed, reflecting maturity in the market.
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