from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An assault weapon.
  • n. A turretless armored vehicle having the chassis of a tank but mounting a larger gun, used in antitank combat and infantry support.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an armored vehicle with the chassis of a tank (but no turret) and a large gun; used as an antitank weapon and to support infantry
  • n. any of the automatic rifles or semiautomatic rifles with large magazines designed for military use


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