tire vs tyre

tire tyre

Definitions

  • 1) Metal rim of a wheel, especially that of a railroad locomotive.
  • 2) obsolete Accoutrements, accessories.
  • 3) obsolete Dress, clothes, attire.
  • 4) The rubber covering on a wheel; a tyre
  • 5) A covering for a wheel, usually made of rubber reinforced with cords of nylon, fiberglass, or other material and filled with compressed air.
  • 6) A hoop of metal or rubber fitted around a wheel.
  • 7) A headband or headdress.
  • 8) Attire.
  • 9) A ring, hoop or band, as of rubber or metal, on the circumference of the wheel of a vehicle, to impart strength and receive the wear. In Britain, spelled tyre.
  • 10) A child's apron, covering the breast and having no sleeves; a pinafore; a tier.
  • 11) obsolete A tier, row, or rank. See tier.
  • 12) obsolete Furniture; apparatus; equipment.
  • 13) A covering for the head; a headdress.
  • 14) Archaic Attire; apparel.
  • 15) A head-dress. See tiara.
  • 16) The feeling of being tired; a sensation of physical or mental fatigue.
  • 17) A row; rank; course; tier; especially, a row of guns; a battery.
  • 18) A train or series.
  • 19) Furniture; apparatus; machinery.
  • 20) A continuous band of metal or other substance placed around a wheel to form the tread.
  • 21) A bitter drink or liquor.
  • 22) A stroke; hit.
  • 23) See tier, 2.
  • 24) Attire; dress.
  • 25) obsolete To seize, pull, and tear prey, as a hawk does.
  • 26) obsolete To seize, rend, or tear something as prey; to be fixed upon, or engaged with, anything.
  • 27) intransitive To become sleepy or weary.
  • 28) transitive, obsolete To dress or adorn.
  • 29) Todraw;pull;drag.
  • 30) To lose energy or strength; grow weary.
  • 31) To grow bored or impatient.
  • 32) To diminish the energy or strength; fatigue.
  • 33) To exhaust the interest or patience of.
  • 34) To become weary; to be fatigued; to have the strength fail; to have the patience exhausted.
  • 35) To adorn or attire.
  • 36) To exhaust the strength of, as by toil or labor; to exhaust the patience of; to wear out (one's interest, attention, or the like); to weary; to fatigue; to jade.
  • 37) to weary or fatigue to exhaustion; to harass.
  • 38) obsolete To adorn; to attire; to dress.

Definitions

  • 1) Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, UK The ring-shaped protective covering around a wheel which is usually made of rubber or plastic composite and is either pneumatic or solid.
  • 2) British spelling Same as 2nd tire, n., sense 5.
  • 3) India Curdled milk.
  • 4) hoop that covers a wheel
  • 5) a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; formerly a major Phoenician seaport famous for silks
  • 6) An obsolete spelling of tire.
  • 7) A preparation of milk and rice used by the East Indians.
  • 8) obsolete To prey upon. See 4th tire.

Examples

  • 1) The body also tires more easily and takes longer to recover from activities.
  • 2) We may tire of the coy and shifty narrator.
  • 3) Sterling shows little sign of tiring of life in the spotlight.
  • 4) She tires easily and her joints hurt.
  • 5) Life is tiring and stressful for most of us.
  • 6) They also say the technology can cause adults to tire and feel sick.
  • 7) She only has little legs and tires easily.
  • 8) He winds up in rural Lillehammer, Norway, site of the 1994 Winter Olympic showdown between Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan the only linkage one could dream up might be the term "tire iron".
  • 9) Because the tire is very unusual, none was available in Guadalajara, Morelia, or Mexico City.
  • 10) If ye have a flat, keep on driving, the price of a tire is not worth the lives fixing a flat, as hi speed crashes are the norm, on June 15, 2009 at 7: 44 pm uphilldowndale
  • 11) Severe internal tire damage or outright tire failure can occur when an underinflated tire is driven at typical highway speeds.
  • 12) But believe me, a spare tire is only accentuated by the cut of these jackets.
  • 13) The goal of this tire is to bite into loose or muddy surface areas for maximum traction and propel the vehicle forward.
  • 14) Imagine being a kid of six, not particularly tall, struggling through a foot of snow and looking like the Michelin tire man.
  • 15) The book series that I could read over and over again and never tire is the Black Dagger Brotherhood by J.R. Ward.
  • 16) ‘An hour later and I was beginning to tire after a long hard day.’
  • 17) ‘The teachers have an important role in the protection of children, but they too live in the same difficult, tiring and often very frightening or humiliating situation.’
  • 18) ‘Repairing people for a living can be rewarding but it's also is stressful, tiring and sometimes just awful.’
  • 19) ‘Nottingham, however, proved unable to match Oxford's stamina, and, as they began to tire, Oxford piled on the pressure.’
  • 20) ‘Ismay Macdonald and Leanne Cashion enjoyed several fine runs from defence, as the Oxford side began to tire under the barrage of pressure.’
  • 21) ‘But I began to tire, and I realised that if I rested and trod water, I would undo all the progress I had made.’
  • 22) ‘After several hard blows from Luken, Xarne's arms began to tire.’
  • 23) ‘With the only substitute available already on they began to tire on the huge, heavy pitch.’
  • 24) ‘The visitors were also tiring and mistakes began to happen.’
  • 25) ‘However, with the Goole forwards tiring, they began to show signs of form.’
  • 26) ‘As the players tired, spaces began to open up and there was finally some sense that chances could happen.’
  • 27) ‘The little man from Papua New Guinea was the first to sense that Wakefield were beginning to tire and, according to Radlinski, he let his teammates know.’
  • 28) ‘As the visitors began to tire Mark Triffitt and Mark Crangle scored to give Osbaldwick a valuable 4-2 win.’
  • 29) ‘Rusedski, still feeling the effects of more than three hours work on Friday, began to tire in the third and fourth sets while Murray took his time to get going.’
  • 30) ‘Hoggard began to tire slightly but he remained a threat and after being bowled through his ten overs he had the magnificent figures of four for 39.’
  • 31) ‘Scores were getting harder to come by as both sides tightened up their game and Tinnahinch began to tire after their early hectic pace.’
  • 32) ‘Bonniconlon at this stage began to tire and with the Belmullet midfield and half back line in top form Belmullet ran out winners.’
  • 33) ‘Only when Preston's legs began to tire, their persistence and courage finally waning, did Everton break through again.’
  • 34) ‘As the half wore on Abbeyleix began to tire, they looked disgruntled and they had given their all; it was not to be their day.’
  • 35) ‘Stage coach travel was rugged and slow, with long distances being an arduous and tiring journey over primitive roads, subject to delay and often impassible in muddy weather.’
  • 36) ‘I skipped entire chapters, reading slices of sections until I tire of the plot.’
  • 37) ‘But all writer-actors say that until they tire of spending days alone with a computer.’
  • 38) ‘Bart tires of Homer's lack of interest in him and chooses another father from the Bigger Brother program.’
  • 39) ‘It is a dance, swirling and whirling until one person tires of it or moves on to a new partner.’
  • 40) ‘Camden council, where I live, never tires of bragging of how it evicts people with rent arrears.’
  • 41) ‘His method of working was to concentrate on a topic until he tired of it, when he would write a book on that topic.’
  • 42) ‘He would stay until he started to tire of the solitude, however long that might be.’
  • 43) ‘He pressed his lips together until they went white and appeared to be tiring of me quite quickly.’
  • 44) ‘After tiring of her inactivity, she expressed an interest in becoming president of Cavendish, which is 50 kilometres north of Hamilton.’
  • 45) ‘The BBC never tires of telling us how passionately it seeks the interest and participation of the public in its political output, particularly the young.’
  • 46) ‘Societal pressure, advancing years and tiring of the dating game should not be the reason to take the solemn vows, because it will only lead to problems, especially for any children involved.’
  • 47) ‘There's also comfort for those tiring of the glass and aluminium cladding look in commercial buildings.’
  • 48) ‘One can only feel sorry for the West Virginian tourist board who must now be tiring of seeing everyone portrayed as either a redneck degenerate, or dopey member of the sheriff's department who is unable to save the day!’
  • 49) ‘Perhaps voters are tiring of the endless negotiation and finessing which a shared balance of power requires.’
  • 50) ‘The third insurgency seems to be tiring of having all the fighting happening in their backyard, and they are fearful that they will be excluded from the upcoming elections.’
  • 51) ‘He joined St Paul's Boys School rowing team in 1993 after tiring of playing cricket, and won the Princess Elizabeth Challenge Cup with them in 1997.’
  • 52) ‘In May, 2000, tiring of the crowded conditions, I took some photographs showing the type of service that customers have to endure.’
  • 53) ‘Also in the mix is Viktor, a crusty auteur who is tiring of glitter-eyed ingénue girlfriends.’
  • 54) ‘Padilla, tiring of this tardiness, threatened to adjourn at 10: 15 if there was no quorum.’
  • 55) ‘Well it does not seem that people are tiring of you!’
  • 56) ‘There's nothing to indicate he's lost stride or that he's tired or bored of his schtick.’
  • 57) ‘The voice was tired and bored, but not impolite.’
  • 58) ‘By the end of the third debate, his nine or 10 stock points had begun to lose their shine, and he began to appear like a weary salesman, tiring both himself and his audience with his spiel.’

Examples

  • 1) I'd cover any tyre tracks by driving or walking all over them.
  • 2) A third man was bending over a bike, pumping up the rear tyre very slowly, checking the pressure with his fingers every few seconds.
  • 3) He kicked hard at Claudette's front right tyre, then howled with pain.
  • 4) ‘The shocks absorber setting allows maximum contact between the tire and the road surface.’
  • 5) ‘In situations where you would expect understeer on street tyres, the sticky rubber endows the front end with amazing grip.’
  • 6) ‘The Rascal is a tracked vehicle with six double road wheels with rubber tyres on each side.’
  • 7) ‘Bicycles still have rubber, inflatable tyres, wheels with spokes, drop handlebars and narrow saddles.’
  • 8) ‘And Road Traffic Accident statistics show that 86% of tyres are not properly inflated.’
  • 9) ‘His solution was to adopt an Arte Povera-type approach, working principally in discarded rubber tyres and inner tubes.’
  • 10) ‘Add more and you just get grey noise, like the rush of water in your ears when you hold your head under water or the sound of rubber tyres on the concrete roads they sometimes put down to save money.’
  • 11) ‘Instead of an inner tube the tyre has a rubber lining and the pressure of the beading against the rim of the wheel is claimed to give a seal which is proof against any escape of air.’
  • 12) ‘A dozen men in camouflage mill around the wooden supports and rubber tires lining the road that make up the checkpoint.’
  • 13) ‘Make sure that that the tires are properly inflated to avoid misfortunes on the road.’
  • 14) ‘As the only part of a car actually in contact with the road, the tyre is the single most important item when it comes to controlling the vehicle's behaviour.’
  • 15) ‘Make sure your Ford wheels are properly aligned and your tires are well inflated.’
  • 16) ‘While you cannot constantly watch over your drivers, you can reduce the risk of them taking to the roads on unsafe tyres by employing a tyre-fitting service.’
  • 17) ‘Remarkably it also offered no wheel spin on violent acceleration, although it would be a different matter in the wet with the road legal track tyres fitted.’
  • 18) ‘By the time you're up to 100 mph it's like you have a baby elephant sitting on the roof, pressing the tyres into the road.’
  • 19) ‘We know that tires are made of rubber, therefore, are susceptible to punctures, peeling and the likes.’
  • 20) ‘Nevertheless, bear in mind that before you run your motorcycles, tires must be properly inflated.’
  • 21) ‘I do think that the problem with the road tires was primarily the high pressure.’
  • 22) ‘Road tires stick better in corners, roll more effortlessly and don't make that knobby buzz.’
  • 23) ‘There is an advantage, but not necessarily due to the actual contact patch of the tire.’
  • 24) ‘The derailed train cars were carrying tires and mixed merchandise.’
  • 25) ‘These vehicles are not Hi-Rail equipped but do have a steel flange fastened on the inside of the tires.’
  • 26) ‘One problem the team had to overcome was that zinc oxide, which is an essential component of the tires, disrupts the coupling process.’
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