tire iron

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Synonyms for tire iron

hand tool consisting of a lever that is used to force the casing of a pneumatic tire onto a steel wheel


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The occupants of the car took the tire iron away and beat up Sliger.
The daughter told KUSI Channel 9/51 her mother had been beaten on the head repeatedly with a tire iron.
While I was beginning to move in ever-increasing circles looking for something to bend the little pipe off the tire, a guy showed up with a tire iron.
He fisted a tire iron, so I grabbed a loose piece of flagstone at the base of the porch and we went at each other.
After Jack's wife tells Ermis that Jack died following an accident while changing a tire, Proulx writes: "He [Ennis] didn't know which way it was, the tire iron [assault] or an accident.
At this point, I believe she was reaching to press the panic button under the desk that would have summoned a man with no neck holding a tire iron to her aid.
When Ennis seemingly imagines the death he visualizes three men killing Jack with a tire iron, an item which was visually referenced by Ang Lee throughout the film as further foreshadowing.
Officer Rick Quintero said the man then charged the officer with a metal object believed to be a tire iron or crowbar.
While Zoucha unlocked the door to place her bags inside the car, she was struck from behind with a tire iron.
My father was beaten there with a tire iron in the summer of 1964,' I wrote.
Once the temperature of the solid loop was raised to the melting point, which is at 2,066F (1,130C), the temperature of the loop didn't increase because the energy was being used to satisfy the heat of fusion requirements to melt tire iron.
Kimani Ward is accused of beating Emily to death with a tire iron.
In approximately 44 percent of the incidents, the perpetrator used a weapon such as a firearm, knife, club, or tire iron.
Meals are announced by the banging of a tire iron against an old locomotive wheel.
The offender was out of control, thrashing a tire iron and making violent threats.