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Stryker

Syllabification: Stryker
Pronunciation: /ˈstrīkər
 
/
(in full Stryker Armored Vehicle)

Definition of Stryker in English:

noun

An eight-wheeled armored vehicle used by the Army with defense capabilities similar to those of a tank, but with greater mobility and fewer logistical requirements.
Example sentences
  • In November 2003, the Stryker entered operational service with the US Army when a Stryker brigade landed in Kuwait.
  • Today, the toughest job in our Army is a Stryker rifle company commander.
  • A non-commissioned officer from the Old Guard and a Stryker Brigade soldier won this year's NCO and Soldier of the Year competition.

Origin

named for two different veterans of earlier wars who shared the surname Stryker.

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