Definition of Tire iron

1. Noun. Hand tool consisting of a lever that is used to force the casing of a pneumatic tire onto a steel wheel.

Exact synonyms: Tire Tool
Generic synonyms: Hand Tool, Lever



Definition of Tire iron

1. Noun. a solid bar with a chisel end and a socket wrench end used for replacing tires ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tire Iron

tirailleurs
tiramisu
tiramisus
tirapazamine
tiratricol
tire
tire-pressure
tire-pressure gauge
tire-woman
tire barrier
tire bead
tire chains
tire gauge
tire iron (current term)
tire kicker
tire kickers
tire out
tire tool
tired
tired and emotional
tired of(p)
tireder
tiredest
tiredly
tiredness
tirednesses
tireless
tirelessly

Literary usage of Tire iron

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1. The Model T Ford Car, Its Construction, Operation and Repair: A Complete by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1916)
"A.—Inserting the tire iron. B.—Raising the Bead. C.—Working the Clincher Bead Over the Edge of the Rim. D.—Method of Guiding Bead Over the Rim. ..."

2. The Model T Ford Car: Its Construction, Operation and Repair; a Complete by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1915)
"A.—Inserting the tire iron. B.—Raising the Bead. C.—Working the Clincher Bead Over the Edge of the Rim. D.—Method of Guiding Bead Over the Rim. ..."

3. The Model T Ford Car, Truck and Conversion Sets, Also Genuine Ford Farm by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1918)
"A.—Inserting the tire iron. B.—Raising the Bead. C.—Working the Clincher Bead Over the Edge of the Rim. D.—Method of Guiding Bead Over the Rim. ..."

4. The West Somerset Word-book: A Glossary of Dialectal and Archaic Words and by Frederick Thomas Elworthy (1886)
"These are segments of tire-iron firmly nailed to the ring with peculiar ... by which the tire-iron becomes much worn and needs frequent renewal. ..."

5. Tire Making and Merchandising by Frank Rufus Goodell (1918)
"Withdrawing tire iron Pig. 9. Inserting tire iron. Arrow Indicates Stretching Bead Fig 11. Forcing the Other Bead Over Fig. 13. Ready for Complete lunation ..."

6. Buyers' Guide and Mechanics' Manual: For the Use of Railway Officials ...by Edwin Wilson Bullinger by Edwin Wilson Bullinger (1873)
"145147 Timber, Measure 165 Time 187 tire iron, Weight of. 47 Tracing Paper 121 Tractive Power of Locomotives 149 Trains, Speed Table 23 Troy Weight 185 ..."

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