snow tire
noun Date: 1943 an automotive tire with a tread designed to give added traction on snow

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • snow tire — snow′ tire n. aum an automobile tire with a deep tread or protruding studs to give increased traction on snow or ice • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • snow tire — ☆ snow tire n. a tire with a deep tread, and sometimes protruding studs, for added traction on snow or ice …   English World dictionary

  • snow tire — n AmE a special car tyre with a pattern of deep lines, used when driving on snow or ice …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • snow tire — noun an automobile pneumatic tire with deep tread to give traction in snow • Hypernyms: ↑pneumatic tire, ↑pneumatic tyre * * * noun : an automotive tire with a tread designed to give added traction on snow or ice * * * an automobile tire with a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • snow tire — See winter tire mud and snow tire …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • snow tire — an automobile tire with a deep tread or protruding studs to give increased traction on snow or ice. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • snow tire — n. tire having a deep tread which adds traction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snow tire — noun (C) AmE a special car tyre used when driving on snow or ice …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mud and snow tire — (M+S tire) winter tire with a deep tread …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Tire rotation — or rotating tires is the practice of moving automobile wheels and tires from one position on the car, to another, to ensure even tire wear. Tire wear is uneven for any number of reasons. [ [http://www.partsamerica.com/Maintenance/MaintenanceTirePr… …   Wikipedia

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