Definition of Cross-ply
1. Adjective. Of or relating to an older kind of automobile tire that had a flexible tread and relatively stiff sidewalls.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cross-ply
Literary usage of Cross-ply
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Buckling of Bars, Plates, and Shells by Robert M. Jones (2006)
"4.8.4 General kZ Results for Antisymmetric Cross-Ply Laminates Rather than continue with ... The shells studied are cross-ply laminated as in Figure 4-69, ..."
2. The Works of the Reverend John Fletcher by John Fletcher (1833)
"Stand behind the cross; ply there the heavenly ordnance, and you shall bo invincible: yea, one of you shall chase a thousand. It is the command broken in ..."
3. Superuse: constructing new architecture by shortcutting material flows by Ed van Hinte, Cesare Peeren, Jan Jongert (2007)
"The radial tyre construction gives more strength than the old cross ply. Steel belts made of rubberized steel cord provide reinforcement to the ..."
4. Can Cars Come Clean?: Strategies for Low-emission Vehicles by OECD Staff, Working Group on Low-Emission Vehicles (2004)
"87 The rolling resistance increases from speeds above 50 mph for old cross ply and steel radial tyres, but the rolling resistance for modern "energy" tyres ..."