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bull·doz·er

 (bo͝ol′dō′zər)
n.
1. A heavy, driver-operated machine for clearing and grading land, usually having continuous treads and a broad hydraulic blade in front.
2. An overbearing person; a bully.

bulldozer

(ˈbʊlˌdəʊzə)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a powerful tractor fitted with caterpillar tracks and a blade at the front, used for moving earth, rocks, etc
2. informal a person who bulldozes

bull•doz•er

art at Bull Run
(ˈbʊlˌdoʊ zər)

n.
1. a large, powerful tractor having a vertical blade at the front end for moving earth, rocks, tree stumps, etc.
2. a person who intimidates or coerces.
[1875–80, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bulldozer - large powerful tractorbulldozer - large powerful tractor; a large blade in front flattens areas of ground
angledozer - a bulldozer with an angled moldboard to push earth to one side
tractor - a wheeled vehicle with large wheels; used in farming and other applications

bulldozer

noun
One who is habitually cruel to smaller or weaker people:
Archaic: brave.
Translations
جَرّافَةَجرّافة لِشَقِّ الطريق
buldozer
bulldozer
buldooser
puskutraktoriraivaustraktori
buldožer
bulldózer
jarîÿta
ブルドーザー
불도저
buldozerislyginti buldozeriu
buldozers
buldozér
buldožer
bulldozer
รถแทรกเตอร์เกลี่ยดิน
xe ủi

bulldozer

[ˈbʊldəʊzəʳ] Nmotoniveladora f, bulldozer m

bulldozer

[ˈbʊldəʊzər] nbulldozer mbull elephant nmâle m

bulldozer

nPlanierraupe f, → Bulldozer m
adj attr (fig) tactics etcHolzhammer- (inf)

bulldozer

[ˈbʊldəʊzəʳ] nbulldozer m inv, apripista m inv

bulldozer

(ˈbuldəuzə) noun
a (usually large) tractor for clearing obstacles and levelling ground.
ˈbulldoze verb
to use a bulldozer on. They bulldozed the building site.

bulldozer

جَرّافَةَ buldozer bulldozer Bulldozer μπουλντόζα buldozer, bulldozer puskutraktori bulldozer buldožer bulldozer ブルドーザー 불도저 bulldozer bulldoser buldożer escavadeira бульдозер bulldozer รถแทรกเตอร์เกลี่ยดิน buldozer xe ủi 推土机
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