tank destroyer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tank destroyer an armored vehicle equipped with an antitank gun and capable of high speeds
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Usage

In literature:

Three of these pseudo-tanks were carrying up material to rebuild a bridge which had been destroyed.
"Fields of Victory" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Get pictures of different sorts of tanks and airplanes, of destroyers and Eagle boats.
"A School History of the Great War" by Albert E. McKinley, Charles A. Coulomb, and Armand J. Gerson
Some, it is said, will not even bathe in tanks for fear of destroying insect-life.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
And there are battleships and swift destroyers and guns and armoured tanks.
"Hints to Pilgrims" by Charles Stephen Brooks
These tanks are flooded through valves in order to destroy the boat's buoyancy.
"The Story of Our Submarines" by John Graham Bower
An enemy tank destroyed here.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1930" by Victor Rousseau
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In news:

The tanks were destroyed earlier by NATO plans.
A member of the Free Syria Army walks past a destroyed Syrian forces tank in the town Atareb in northern Aleppo province.
A destroyed Iraqi tank rests near a series of oil well fires during the Gulf War, in this Saturday, March 9, 1991 file photo in northern Kuwait.
Syrians look at a destroyed military tank at the northern town of Ariha, on the outskirts of Idlib, Syria.
The creature, which looks like something out of science fiction, grew up in secret in an aquarium and then began destroying the interior of the tank.
A child plays on a destroyed Syrian army tank in Mayadeen, Syria, where rebels forced the Syrian army to withdraw from a artillery base on Thursday, Nov 22, 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.
A destroyed Iraqi tank rests near a series of oil well fires during the Gulf War , in this Saturday, March 9, 1991 file photo in northern Kuwait.
For years we turned to MTV to watch the cast members of ' Jersey Shore' get tanked and destroy the businesses, beachside, and rental properties of the New Jersey coastline.
Israel destroyed a Palestinian security compound and moved tanks into the West Bank today after a Palestinian gunman killed six Israelis last night in an attack on a crowded reception hall.
Syrian rebel fighters on a destroyed army tank in the northern town of Atareb.
For years we turned to MTV to watch the cast members of 'Jersey Shore ' get tanked and destroy the businesses, beachside, and rental properties of the New Jersey coastline.
It's a mission where your in a tank and destroying any enemy in sight.
A Free Syrian Army fighter on a destroyed army tank in the town of Anadan on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria.
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