tyre
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /taɪə(ɹ)/
Noun

tyre (plural tyres)

  1. (British spelling, Irish, South African, Australian and NZ spelling) The ring-shaped protective covering around a wheel which is usually made of rubber or plastic composite and is either pneumatic or solid.
Translations Verb

tyre (tyres, present participle tyring; past and past participle tyred)

  1. (transitive) To fit tyres to (a vehicle).
    • 1929, The Listener (issues 41-50, page 552)
      The circular iron platform over there is used in the task of tyring the wheels, a warm job, too, by the way.
Noun

tyre (uncountable)

  1. (India) Curdled milk.
Noun

tyre (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Attire.
Verb

tyre (tyres, present participle tyring; past and past participle tyred)

  1. (obsolete) To adorn.

Tyre
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈtaɪə(ɹ)/
Proper noun
  1. An ancient sea port and city state of Phoenicia, in present-day Lebanon.
Related terms Translations
  • French: Tyr
  • German: Tyrus, Tyros
  • Italian: Tiro
  • Portuguese: Tiro
  • Russian: Тир
  • Spanish: Tiro



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