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main battle tank


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  • n. The primary tank of a country or armed forces.
  • n. A tank with a good balance of firepower, cross-country mobility, and armoured protection, and therefore capable of carrying out the roles of breakthrough, exploitation and infantry support.


USA, 1955, main +‎ battle (“n. attr.”) +‎ tank. (Wiktionary)


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