spare tyre

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spare tyre

1. an additional tyre, usually mounted on a wheel, carried by a motor vehicle in case of puncture
2. Brit slang jocular a deposit of fat just above the waist
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The lack of spare tire should make everyone think just a little about "what if" they get a flat.
Studies related to spare tire pressures are lacking.
The SUV is believed to be black with gray accents, and with a spare tire mounted on the rear.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Carrying around a spare tire is a good thing -- you never know when you'll get a flat.
The officers discovered 110,000 illegal pills stuffed inside a spare tire.
But the real world includes all kinds of surprises: lug nuts that won't budge, a wheel that's rusted to the hub or a spare tire that's so underinflated, it's useless.
According to the WP, as Mughniyeh approached his parked SUV on a Damascus street, a bomb planted in a spare tire in the trunk exploded.
Now a study suggests that having a spare tire may weaken your bones, even if you're not overweight.
Instead of finding a spare tire in the trunk, he saw a tire-inflator kit, with a small air compressor and a can of sealant to use in case of a flat.
Rhino makes a plethora of accessories from tie-down points to spare tire straps to high lift and shovel mounts to awning brackets and a rear roller bar for loading heavy objects like a kayak or paddleboard.
Finally, make sure your spare tire matches the tires on your truck.
The body comprises tempered glass, thermal sheets and 18-inch radius chromium-plated tires and a spare tire attached in the back.