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Definition of tire noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

tire

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪər//
 
Cycling
 
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  (North American English) (British English tyre) a thick rubber ring that fits around the edge of a wheel of a car, bicycle, etc. a front tire a back/rear tire to pump up a tire a flat/burst/punctured tire bald/worn tires to check your tire pressure He drove off with a screech of tires. see also spare tyre See related entries: Cycling
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