[ sahyd-wawl ]
/ ˈsaɪdˌwɔl /


the part of a pneumatic tire between the edge of the tread and the rim of the wheel.
a wall that serves as the side of a structure.
the side part of the upper of a shoe.

Origin of sidewall

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at side1, wall Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for sidewall

/ (ˈsaɪdˌwɔːl) /


either of the sides of a pneumatic tyre between the tread and the rim
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