Throughout this site we use many technical terms, and given the breadth of readership our site enjoys, sometimes we are remiss and incorrectly assume everyone knows what we are referring to. For those that do not, here are some explanations of the technical terms use.
A tyre with 'criss-cross' fabric as in a cross-ply tyre, but with extra belts of material laid over it below the rubber tread. Used particularly on American cars in place of radial tyres. Also see Bias Belted.