Definition of pantec in English:

pantec

Line breaks: pan¦tec
Pronunciation: /ˈpantɛk
 
/
(also pantech)

noun

Australian /NZ informal
  • A container trailer forming the rear part of an articulated lorry.
    More example sentences
    • We offer a wide range of pantecs including ply lined colourbond, FRP construction and refrigerated bodies.
    • The pantecs for both vehicles were designed and built locally at a cost of $115000. They were 3 meters high, 7.6 meters long and 2.5 meters wide.

Origin

1970s: abbreviation of pantechnicon.

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