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Military and industrial vehicles

armor

the American spelling of armour

armour

noun

specially protected military vehicles carrying weapons, for example tanks and armoured cars

bulldozer

noun

a heavy vehicle with a large curved open container at the front, used for moving earth and stones, destroying buildings etc, especially in order to make land ready for new building work

cherry picker

noun

a vehicle with a box that can be raised to let someone in it work very high above the ground

forklift truck

noun

a vehicle that uses two long metal bars at the front for lifting and moving heavy objects

Humvee

a large military vehicle with no roof that can drive over all types of land

jeep

noun

a car with no roof that can drive over all types of land and is often used as a military vehicle

launcher

noun

a vehicle or object used for firing a missile or other large weapon

pack

noun

a group of military vehicles, especially planes or submarines, that travel and fight together

personnel carrier

noun

a military vehicle for carrying soldiers

snowblower

noun

a large vehicle that sucks snow off roads and blows it to the side

steamroller

noun

a heavy vehicle with very large wide wheels that is used for making a road flat and smooth

tank

noun

a very strong military vehicle with a large gun on the top and wheels that have metal bands called tracks around them

tank

noun

belonging to or connected with a military tank

traction engine

noun

a vehicle used in the past for pulling heavy loads

transporter

noun

a vehicle or aircraft used for carrying large things such as military equipment or other vehicles

transport plane

noun

an aircraft for carrying soldiers and military equipment

troop carrier

noun

a vehicle, especially a ship or plane, used for carrying troops

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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