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half-track

Syllabification: half-track
Pronunciation: /ˈhafˌtrak
 
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Definition of half-track in English:

noun

A military or other vehicle with wheels at the front and caterpillar tracks at the rear.
Example sentences
  • The festival will begin on Friday, September 10, as military vehicles including tanks, half-tracks, lorries, jeeps and guns begin arriving in Morecambe.
  • More commonly, lorries, half-tracks, and APCs have carried the infantryman onto the battlefield, and the MICV can now carry him across it.
  • The 194th Tank Battalion was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Ernest B. Miller and was comprised of M3 tanks, half-tracks, jeeps, and motorcycles.

Words that rhyme with half-track

seracracetrack

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