bias-ply tire


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bias-ply tire

[¦bī·əs ‚plī ′tīr]
(engineering)
A motor-vehicle pneumatic tire that has crossed layers of ply cord set diagonally to the center line of the tread.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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