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amtrac

Syllabification: am·trac
Pronunciation: /ˈamtrak
 
/
(also amtrack, amtrak)

Definition of amtrac in English:

noun

US
An amphibious tracked vehicle used for landing assault troops on a shore.
Example sentences
  • The redesign program was intended to return the amtrak to Marine Corps standards.
  • As a result, the Marines would have to depend on thin-skinned amphibian tractors, or amtracs, barely tested at Guadalcanal.
  • The authors also searched official archives for pictures that show the agonies of combat, and in these one often sees the very tanks and amtracs that still remain on distant invasion beaches.

Origin

World War II: blend of amphibious and tractor.

Words that rhyme with amtrac

Amtrak

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