Definition of cross-ply in English:

cross-ply

adjective

British
  • (of a tyre) having fabric layers with their threads running diagonally, crosswise to each other.

    • ‘The cross-ply tyre is made up of superimposed layers of textile cord running at alternate angles from bead to bead.’
    • ‘They may be forced to import cross-ply tyres to meet the original equipment requirements in the future because of the widening demand supply gap in the domestic market.’
    • ‘Remember that radial-ply tyres offer less rolling resistance and have a longer life than the cross-ply variety.’

Pronunciation:

cross-ply

/ˈkrɒsplʌɪ/