belted-bias tire

[ 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.

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