[ bel-tid bahy-uh s ]
/ ˈbɛl tɪd ˌbaɪ əs /
a motor-vehicle tire of the same construction as a bias-ply tire but with an added belt of steel or a strong synthetic material under the tread.
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Origin of belted-bias tire
First recorded in 1965–70
Also called bias-belted tire.
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