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APC

abbr.
armored personnel carrier

APC

n
1. (Pharmacology) acetylsalicylic acid, phenacetin, and caffeine; the mixture formerly used in headache and cold tablets
2. old-fashioned slang Austral a quick wash
[for sense 2: abbreviation for armpits and crotch]

APC

1. aspirin, phenacetin, and caffeine: a compound formerly used in headache and cold remedies.
2. armored personnel carrier.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.APC - (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantryAPC - (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry
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"
2.APC - a drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (aspirin and phenacetin and caffeine)APC - a drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (aspirin and phenacetin and caffeine)
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Translations

APC

[ˌeɪpiːˈsiː] n abbr (=armoured personnel carrier) → VBTT m, véhicule m blindé de transport de troupes
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