See under stud1(def 5).
Words nearby studded tire
Definition for studded tire (2 of 2)
[ stuhd ]
/ stʌd /
a boss, knob, nailhead, or other protuberance projecting from a surface or part, especially as an ornament.
any of various buttonlike, usually ornamental objects, mounted on a shank that is passed through an article of clothing to fasten it: a collar stud.
any of a number of slender, upright members of wood, steel, etc., forming the frame of a wall or partition and covered with plasterwork, siding, etc.
any of various projecting pins, lugs, or the like, on machines or other implements.
Automotive. any of a large number of small projecting lugs embedded in an automobile tire (studded tire) to improve traction on snowy or icy roads.
an earring consisting of a small, buttonlike ornament mounted on a metal post designed to pass through a pierced ear lobe.
Horology. the piece to which the fixed end of a hairspring is attached.
verb (used with object), stud·ded, stud·ding.
to set with or as if with studs, bosses, or the like: The leather-covered door was studded with brass nails.
(of things) to be scattered over the expanse or surface of: Stars stud the sky.
to set or scatter (objects) at intervals over an expanse or surface: to stud raisins over a cake.
to furnish with or support by studs.
ornamented with rivets, nailheads, or other buttonlike, usually metallic objects: a stud belt.
Origin of stud1
before 900; Middle English stude knob, post, Old English studu post; cognate with Middle High German stud, Old Norse stoth post
OTHER WORDS FROM studun·stud·ded, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for studded tire (1 of 2)
/ (stʌd) /
a large-headed nail or other projection protruding from a surface, usually as decoration
a type of fastener consisting of two discs at either end of a short shank, used to fasten shirtfronts, collars, etc
building trades a vertical member made of timber, steel, etc, that is used with others to construct the framework of a wall
a headless bolt that is threaded at both ends, the centre portion being unthreaded
any short projection on a machine, such as the metal cylinder that forms a journal for the gears on a screw-cutting lathe
the crossbar in the centre of a link of a heavy chain
one of a number of rounded projections on the sole of a boot or shoe to give better grip, as on a football boot
verb studs, studding or studded (tr)
to provide, ornament, or make with studs
to dot or cover (with)the park was studded with daisies
building trades to provide or support (a wall, partition, etc) with studs
Word Origin for stud
Old English studu; related to Old Norse stoth post, Middle High German stud post
British Dictionary definitions for studded tire (2 of 2)
/ (stʌd) /
a group of pedigree animals, esp horses, kept for breeding purposes
any male animal kept principally for breeding purposes, esp a stallion
a farm or stable where a stud is kept
the state or condition of being kept for breeding purposesat stud; put to stud
(modifier) of or relating to such animals or the place where they are kepta stud farm; a stud horse
slang a virile or sexually active man
short for stud poker
Word Origin for stud
Old English stōd; related to Old Norse stōth, Old High German stuot
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