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A tire with a tread that gives extra traction on snow or ice.
- ‘She commented that it was possible to tell who had chains on their tyres, because they continued to speed along over 100 kph - she merely had snow tyres.’
- ‘Cars run on skinny snow tyres in Sweden, with sharp studs to penetrate the icy surface and find good grip underneath.’
- ‘Combine the allroad's ability to raise its ground clearance by up to eight inches with suitable snow tyres, and the big capacity estate will get through to the most remote places.’
- ‘In the winter, Swiss cars also come fitted with snow tyres as standard.’
- ‘You couldn't see the road at all, but my little Suzkui Wagon complete with snow tyres did me proud.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.