tire tool

hand tool consisting of a lever that is used to force the casing of a pneumatic tire onto a steel wheel (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑tire iron
Hypernyms: ↑hand tool, ↑lever

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • tire iron — [1] A tool for removing a tire from the rim of a wheel. See spoon tire lever. [2] A tool for removing the nuts holding a wheel to the hub since one end is flat and the other has a socket. See wheelbrace …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • tire lever — A British term for a tool used to remove and install tires by lever action or to pry off parts. See tire iron …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • hand tool — noun a tool used with workers hands (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑tool • Hyponyms: ↑awl, ↑bevel, ↑bevel square, ↑bodkin, ↑threader, ↑crank, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flat tire — The term flat tire describes the condition whereby a pneumatic tire becomes deflated, such that the metal of the wheel is no longer kept suspended above the ground. This can occur for several reasons: [ [http://www.diynetwork.com/diy/ab… …   Wikipedia

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