TIR

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

TIR (plural TIRs)

  1. Initialism of total internal reflection.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

TIR m pl (plural only)

  1. Initialism of Transports Internationaux Routiers (International Road Transports).

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Italian[edit]

Initialism[edit]

TIR

  1. trasporti internazionali su strada (International Road Transport)

Noun[edit]

TIR m (invariable)

  1. articulated lorry

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

TIR (definite accusative TIR'ı, plural TIR'lar)

  1. vehicle displaying a TIR plate
  2. heavy truck
    Gaziantep'te ters istikametlerden gelen hafriyat TIR'ları kafa kafaya çarpıştı.
    In Gaziantep, excavation trucks coming from opposite directions collided head-on.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Turkish, the word is an acronym, pronounced as a single syllable.
  • In the more general sense of "heavy truck", divorced from a notion of adhering to the regulations of the TIR convention, the spelling "tır" is more common.