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 complimentary offer also comprises of an inspection of all tyres and wheels, including a spare tyre check, tyre pressure adjustment, and mini valet with vehicle wash and polish.
The sedated puppies were discovered after the spare tyre and cover of the spare tyre compartment were removed.
To assure that every Mercedes-Benz vehicle is prepared for this year's khareef season and is performing at an optimal level, the complimentary inspection includes a comprehensive check-up of vehicles braking system, exterior lights, car battery, including battery starting, tyres and wheels check as well as a tyre pressure adjustments and a spare tyre check.
"Do you have a spare tyre?" a tall dark handsome man asked me at the weekend.
"I drove the rental vehicles into Bahrain via the King Fahad Causeway with the drugs hidden in a spare tyre.
Before hitting the road, study up on these flat-tyre-fixing hacks and build up the confidence to complete this road test: Be spared: Knowing how to change a flat is all for naught if a spare tyre is not along for the ride.
NYT SYNDICATE To the list of items you should no longer expect to see in a new car " those once-common features like a metal ignition key, an ashtray or a vent window that swings open " you may soon be adding the spare tyre. Already, nearly a third of the 2017 models offered in the United States do not come outfitted with a save-the-day spare as standard equipment, according to a recent study by American Automobile Association (AAA).
Additionally, the RFT tyres can help reduce the total weight of a vehicle because they eliminate the need for a spare tyre. Their use can also contribute to a more sustainable vehicle, as a spare tyre is often disposed of without being used.
The Director General of Al-Hadithah Port Customs Ibrahim Al-Anazi said that while Customs officers were checking one of the consignments carried by a truck coming into the port customs, they found out this quantity of pills of Captagon of 93,000 hidden by a technical way into the cavity of the truck's spare tyre, noting that necessary actions were taken against this violation.
We had a spare tyre but no jack, anyway a lady pointed us to Richard's house and said he might be able to help.
Q I HAVE just purchased a new car and discovered it does not have a spare tyre. I called the garage and they said there is a repair kit in the boot but no tyre, and claimed this is standard.
In the blistering sun, and without being asked, he located her jack and spare tyre and soon had her vehicle road ready.