- designed for use against tanks or other armored vehicles: antitank gun.
Origin of antitank
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Examples from the Web for antitank
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The heaviest weapons, such as antiaircraft and antitank missiles, came from around the capital itself.Libya’s Weapons Problem
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Six of the seven people killed were traveling in a car when it was hit by an antitank missile.Sinai Harbors Terrorists Preying on Israel
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Heavy smoke screens hid the moving forts from the German antitank guns.
- designed to immobilize or destroy armoured vehiclesantitank weapons Abbreviation: ATK
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