armoured car


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armoured car

n
1. (Military) military a fast lightly armed and armoured vehicle, mainly used for reconnaissance
2. (Automotive Engineering) any vehicle strengthened by armoured plate, esp a security van for transporting cash and valuables
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.armoured car - an armor-plated truck with strong doors and locks used to transport money or valuablesarmoured car - an armor-plated truck with strong doors and locks used to transport money or valuables; "the paintings were delivered to the museum in an air-conditioned armored car"
armored vehicle, armoured vehicle - a vehicle that is protected by armor plate
2.armoured car - a military combat vehicle on wheels with light armor (and usually a machine gun)armoured car - a military combat vehicle on wheels with light armor (and usually a machine gun)
armored vehicle, armoured vehicle - a vehicle that is protected by armor plate
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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armoured car

armored car (Am) [ˈɑːməd ˈkɑːʳ] nautoblinda f inv
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