radial tire


a motor-vehicle tire in which the plies or cords run from one bead to the other at right angles to both beads.

Nearby words

  1. radial motion,
  2. radial nerve,
  3. radial paralysis,
  4. radial saw,
  5. radial symmetry,
  6. radial triangulation,
  7. radial tyre,
  8. radial vein,
  9. radial velocity,
  10. radial-ply

Origin of radial tire

First recorded in 1965–70

Also called radial.

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