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  Dictionary Definition of tyre

tyre
noun, verb, tyred, tyring.

-- noun
1. a band of metal or rubber, fitted round the rim of a wheel as a running surface. The inflated rubber pneumatic tyre provides good adhesion and resistance to shock.
-- verb (t)
2. to furnish with a tyre or tyres. Also, US, tire.
[late ME; special use of TIRE3 ]
Tyre
noun
1. a seaport of Lebanon.
2. an ancient seaport of Phoenicia; one of the great cities of antiquity, famous for its navigators and traders on the same site.