antitank

[an-tee-tangk, an-tahy-]
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adjective Military.

designed for use against tanks or other armored vehicles: antitank gun.

Nearby words

  1. antistrophic,
  2. antisubmarine,
  3. antisudorific,
  4. antisway bar,
  5. antisymmetric,
  6. antiterrorist,
  7. antitheft,
  8. antitheism,
  9. antitheist,
  10. antithenar

Origin of antitank

First recorded in 1915–20; anti- + tank

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British Dictionary definitions for antitank

antitank

adjective

designed to immobilize or destroy armoured vehiclesantitank weapons Abbreviation: ATK
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