army tank

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n army tank an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
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Usage

In literature:

Thousands of cavalry co-operated with the great army of tanks and infantry in continuing the successful assault begun on November 20.
"America's War for Humanity" by Thomas Herbert Russell
Tanks played practically no part in the fighting withdrawal of the British Armies in March and April, 1918.
"Fields of Victory" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
It looked something like a cross between a schoolboy's jalopy and a scaled-down army tank of former times.
"Badge of Infamy" by Lester del Rey
He's about as temperamental as an army tank!
"The Fifth Ace" by Douglas Grant
God, how I'd like to have an old-fashioned, fifty-ton army tank here now!
"The Red Hell of Jupiter" by Paul Ernst
At 4:07 this afternoon Mr. Wetzel was found by the crew of an Army tank twelve miles west of Burdette, Colorado.
"Call Him Savage" by John Pollard
The army was lashing at these things with machine guns, flame throwers, tanks and rockets.
"Of Stegner's Folly" by Richard S. Shaver
Each of the other Warsaw Pact armies has a number of tank divisions.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
They would ride tanks or motor-cycles or army-trucks.
"Life's Minor Collisions" by Frances Warner
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In poetry:

How long, oh how long will the fight last,
We knew it would not be a short one,
Just then, the ice-cream man came up on his tank,
And the army all stopped and they bought one.
"The Trumpeter" by Billy Bennett

In news:

Egyptian army tanks, center, secure the perimeter of the presidential palace while protesters gather, chanting anti president Mohammed Morsi slogans, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Dec 7, 2012.
Egyptian army tanks were deployed around the presidential palace in Cairo on Thursday after a night of clashes between pro and anti-government protesters outside the palace.
A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after attacking a tank with a more.
Kurdish members of the Free Syria Army ride on a tank stolen more.
Kurdish members of the FSA are seen on a tank stolen from the Syrian Army in Fafeen village, north of Aleppo province, Syria, Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012.
Kurdish members of the FSA are seen on a tank stolen from the Syrian Army in Fafeen village, north of Aleppo province, Syria, Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012 (AP Photo / Manu Brabo).
An Israeli army tank keeps position near a security fence on the Gaza border with Israel, as Palestinians approach the fence east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Nov 23, 2012.
A tank technician in the US Army, he drove with the 743rd Tank Battalion onto the sands of Omaha Beach in Normandy, France, on D-Day .
An Egyptian protester takes a picture with his mobile of his children on top of an Egyptian army tank outside the presidential palace, background, in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Dec 8, 2012.
Egyptian Army tanks, left, deploy as Egyptian protesters gather outside the presidential palace during a demonstration against President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Egypt , Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012.
An Egyptian protester takes a picture with his mobile of his children on top of an Egyptian army tank outside the presidential palace, background, in Cairo, Egypt , Saturday, Dec 8, 2012.
Syrian boys inspect a destroyed army tank in the northern town of Atareb, 25 kms east of Syria's second largest city Aleppo, on July 31, 2012.
Egyptian army soldiers stand on top of their tank as the sun more.
Next story in Mideast & N. Egyptian army soldiers stand on top of their tank as the sun sets outside the presidential palace, background, in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Dec 8, 2012.
Egyptian army soldiers stand on top of their tank as the sun sets outside the presidential palace, background, in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Dec 8, 2012.
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