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mag wheel

noun Automotive.
  1. a wheel containing magnesium or aluminum generally alloyed with steel, which makes it lighter in weight and shinier than an ordinary steel wheel: used especially on racing cars and sports cars.
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Origin of mag wheel

1965–70; mag, by shortening of magnesium
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