clincher tire

clincher tire
noun

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Auto.
an automobile tire having on each side of its inner circumference a rubber flange that fits under the turned-over edge of the wheel rim.

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clincher tire,
a tire with flanges that fit into grooves in the inner and outer edges of the rim so that the tire is locked in position when inflated.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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