noun see underinflated

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • underinflation — noun Inadequate inflation (of vehicle tyres). Ant: overinflation …   Wiktionary

  • underinflation — Insufficient air pressure in a tire for the amount of load carried …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • underinflated — adjective Date: 1928 not sufficiently inflated < underinflated tires > • underinflation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Firestone Tire and Rubber Company — Infobox Company company name = Bridgestone Firestone, LLC company company type = Subsidiary of Bridgestone foundation = 1900 (Akron, Ohio) location = Nashville, Tennessee United States key people = Mark A. Emkes, CEO industry = Manufacturing num… …   Wikipedia

  • Hydroplaning (tires) — Hydroplaning or aquaplaning by a road vehicle occurs when a layer of water builds between the rubber tires of the vehicle and the road surface, leading to the loss of traction and thus preventing the vehicle from responding to control inputs such …   Wikipedia

  • overinflation — noun Excessive inflation (of vehicle tyres). Ant: underinflation …   Wiktionary

  • Nira Dynamics AB — Type Company limited by shares Industry Automotive Founded 2001 Headquarters …   Wikipedia

  • radial cracking — Cracking of sidewall rubber running perpendicular to the tire beads. May result from underinflation or exposure to ozone …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • tire roll-off — A condition in which the bead unseats because a tire was run while flat. Also, the sudden loss of air due to side forces, such as hard cornering, combined with underinflation. The safety ledge on passenger rims (a necessity for tubeless… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • underinflated — [un΄dər in flāt′əd] adj. having less air pressure than what is needed for normal use: said of a tire, basketball, etc. underinflation n …   English World dictionary

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