tire iron

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tire iron

[′tīr ‚ī·ərn]
(design engineering)
A single metal bar having bladelike ends of various shapes to insert between the rim and the bead of a pneumatic tire to remove or replace the tire.
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Whatever, we didn't have any tire irons, plus fighting is completely stupid.
At least 10 or 15 times since January, Amish men on bicycles have been beaten and robbed on their way home from work, sometimes with metal pipes and tire irons.
This particular dragon, which carried a price tag of $3,500, had a jaw made from a trailer hitch, an oil-barrel body and a mill-chain tail, with tire irons, a plow blade, a hayloft pulley, exhaust pipes and other metal objects completing the effect.