amtrac


amtrac
amtrac (n.) amphibious assault vehicle, 1944, from AMPHIBIOUS (Cf. amphibious) + TRACTOR (Cf. tractor).

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  • Amtrac — ist eine Kurzform von amphibious tractor und bezieht sich auf eine Serie von Schwimmpanzern aus US amerikanischer Produktion. Landing Vehicle Tracked (Baujahre 1942 1945; 18.621 Einheiten) Landing Vehicle Tracked Model 5 (1951 1957; 1.124)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • amtrac — ☆ amtrac [am′trak΄ ] n. [ AM(PHIBIOUS) + TRAC(TOR)] a small amphibious vehicle with tractor treads, used in sea to shore operations in WWII …   English World dictionary

  • amtrac — or amtrack noun Etymology: amphibious + tractor Date: 1944 a flat bottomed military vehicle that moves on tracks on land or water …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amtrac — /am trak /, n. amphibian (def. 4). Also, amtrack. [1940 45; AM(PHIBIOUS) + TRAC(TOR)] * * * …   Universalium

  • AMTRAC — A Multibus Train Communication Architecture (betrifft HS LAN) …   Acronyms

  • AMTRAC — A Multibus Train Communication Architecture (betrifft HS LAN) …   Acronyms von A bis Z

  • amtrac — n. amphibious military vehicle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amtrac — [ amtrak] (also amtrak) noun US an amphibious tracked vehicle used for landing assault troops on a shore …   English new terms dictionary

  • amtrac — am·trac …   English syllables

  • AMTRAC — milit. abbr. Amphibian Tractor …   United dictionary of abbreviations and acronyms