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pan·zer

 (păn′zər, pänt′sər)
n.
A German armored vehicle, such as a tank, especially of the type used during World War II.
adj.
1. Of or equipped with armored vehicles: a panzer division.
2. Of or relating to an armored division.

[German, short for Panzerdivision, armored unit, from Panzer, tank, armor, from Middle High German panzier, armor, from Old French pancier, armor for the belly, from pance, belly; see paunch.]

panzer

(ˈpænzə; German ˈpantsər)
n
1. (Military) (modifier) of, relating to, or characteristic of the fast mechanized armoured units employed by the German army in World War II: a panzer attack.
2. (Military) a vehicle belonging to a panzer unit, esp a tank
3. (Military) (plural) armoured troops
[C20: from German, from Middle High German, from Old French panciere coat of mail, from Latin pantex paunch]

pan•zer

(ˈpæn zər)

adj.
1. (esp. in the German army) armored.
2. of or designating an armored unit in the German army, esp. in World War II.
n.
3. a tank, forming part of an armored unit.
[1935–40; < German: armor; Middle High German panzier < Old French panciere coat of mail, literally, belly piece]

Panzer

A German armored vehicle, especially a tank.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Panzer - an armored vehicle or tankpanzer - an armored vehicle or tank    
armored combat vehicle, armoured combat vehicle, army tank, tank - an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
Translations

Panzer

[ˈpæntsəʳ]
A. N the Panzerslas tropas motorizadas
B. CPDmotorizado
Panzer division Ndivisión f motorizada

panzer

[ˈpænzəʳ] npanzer m inv
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War games were often among the worst offenders, requiring detailed knowledge of the aerobatic characteristics of the Spitfire or the muzzle velocity of the Mk IV Panzer tank if you were to stand any chance of winning.
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As a radio operator his task was to send false messages about proposed Allied landing sites in France, which together with other missions is believed to have tricked the Germans into failing to deploy sufficient Panzer tank divisions to repel the invasion on June 6, 1944.
As a radio operator his task was to send false messages about proposed Allied landing sites in France, which, together with other missions is believed to have tricked the Germans into failing to deploy sufficient Panzer tank divisions to repel the invasion on June 6, 1944.
Granted he's lost a lot of weight and is in great shape for a chap his age, but (if his attempt at Oirish in '87's A Prayer For e Dying is anything to go by) mastering the Bridgend accent's going to prove as big an obstacle as Jonah Lomu driving in a Panzer tank along the 22-yard line.
The despatch, which was sent by 27-year-old Sergeant William Stott, identified German troop and panzer tank positions in Normandy and highlighted 'Jerry' headquarters and observation posts to target for attacks.
I'm not being over-critical, but quite often these MPVs feel very cumbersome and handle with about as much finesse and agility as a Panzer tank - not so the Carens.
The ramshackle flotilla had to dodge machine-gun fire, blasts of Panzer tank -divisions and mines to approach the shore.
IGET the feeling that if Adolf Hitler, Pol Pot, Idi Amin and Attila the Hun turned up at St James' Park, St Mary's or Meadows Lane or wherever in a Panzer tank to annex, sorry, take over a football club, then they would still be deemed fit and proper people by our football authorities.
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5 million Helen Frankenthaler painting during a visit to the Detroit Institute of Arts--as well as a digression into the life of Hassel, a Danish writer of pulp combat fiction who drove a German Panzer tank during the war.
Anyone who has seen Lehmann go for crosses and, like a Panzer tank, remove everything in his path will shudder at the prospect of him being even more committed.