armored car


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ar·mored car

(är′mərd)
n.
1. A lightly armored truck used to transport cash and other valuables.
2. A lightly armored vehicle, usually mounted with a turret, used for military reconnaissance, combat support, and security.

ar′mored car′


n.
1. an armor-plated truck for transporting money and valuables.
2. an enclosed, lightly armored combat vehicle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.armored car - an armor-plated truck with strong doors and locks used to transport money or valuablesarmored 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.armored car - a military combat vehicle on wheels with light armor (and usually a machine gun)armored 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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