Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To ooze; trickle; soak through or out.
- To steep; soak.
- n. US Slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
- n. UK (dialect) A drain.
- v. US To cut grooves in tires.
- v. intransitive (UK) To drain, to filter through peat or reeds; to seep.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Scot. & U.S. See seep.
- From Old English sipian , related to seep. (Wiktionary)
“(I think Cathy Seipp of blessed memory did the reverse — "sipe" instead of "seep.")”
“The best ones use a softer compound and a molded-in sipe--a strategically placed groove in addition to the normal tire tread to help carry the water out.”
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