caterpillar tread


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Related to caterpillar tread: Tank track
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Noun1.caterpillar tread - an endless metal belt on which tracked vehicles move over the groundcaterpillar tread - an endless metal belt on which tracked vehicles move over the ground
belt - endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
half track - a track that goes around only rear wheels
tracked vehicle - a self-propelled vehicle that moves on tracks
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Fresh black caterpillar tread marks from two armored vehicles that had crossed the border were clearly visible on the one-lane road.
He said the climbing wall had randomly spread bumps and rotated like a vertical caterpillar tread.
Researchers are discussing several ideas for the planned robot, including a robot with caterpillar tread to overcome obstacles, and a combination of a small reconnaissance robot having radiation-measuring devices and a larger one for opening doors and using tools.