belted-bias tire

[bel-tid bahy-uh s]


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.

Nearby words

  1. beltcourse,
  2. belted,
  3. belted kingfisher,
  4. belted sandfish,
  5. belted tire,
  6. belter,
  7. belteshazzar,
  8. belting,
  9. beltless,
  10. beltline

Origin of belted-bias tire

First recorded in 1965–70

Also called bias-belted tire. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019