What do the numbers mean on a car tire?

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for instance 205/55/20

205 is 205 mm across the tire (width)

55 is 55 mm the profile 55 is a low profile tire (height of wall)

And 20 is diameter or the rim ( size of the rim)

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And rim size.

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