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angledozer

Definition:

a bulldozer with an angled moldboard to push earth to one side

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

angledozers

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Blend of angle and bulldozer
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Bulldozer

a crawler equipped with a substantial metal plate used to push large quantities of soil, sand, rubble, or other such material during construction or conversion work and typically equipped at the rear with a claw-like device to loosen densely-compacted ... (39 of 2298 words, 8 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Bulldozer

Collins Dictionary:

angledozer [construction]

a bulldozer with an angled blade which allows earth to be pushed aside (13 of 268 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/angledozer

Random House Dictionary:

angledozer

a bulldozer having an angled moldboard for pushing earth to one side. (12 of 17 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/angledozer

Wiktionary:

angledozer | angledozers [plural]

A kind of bulldozer whose blade can be tilted at an angle. (12 of 13 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/angledozer

Britannica Encyclopedia:

bulldozer [machine] | Dozer [synonym]

powerful machine for pushing earth or rocks, used in road building, farming, construction, and wrecking; it consists of a heavy, broad steel blade or ... (24 of 152 words, 2 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/84406​/bulldozer

New World Dictionary:

bulldozer [United States]

a person who bulldozes | a tractor with a large, shovel-like blade on the front, for pushing or moving earth, debris, etc. (21 of 24 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/bulldozer

Oxford Dictionary:

bulldozer

a powerful track-laying tractor with caterpillar tracks and a broad curved upright blade at the front for clearing ground. | a person or group ... (23 of 64 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/bulldozer

Macmillan British Dictionary:

bulldozer [countable] | bulldozers [plural]

a heavy vehicle with a large curved open container at the front, used for moving earth and stones, destroying buildings etc, especially in order to ... (25 of 57 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/bulldozer

Merriam-Webster:

bulldozer | sleeper [sense-specific] | slumberer [sense-specific]

one that bulldozes | a tractor-driven machine usually having a broad blunt horizontal blade for moving earth (as in road building) (20 of 44 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/bulldozer

Cambridge Dictionary:

bulldozer

a heavy vehicle with a large blade in front, used for pushing earth and stones along and for making areas of ground flat at the same time (27 of 33 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/bulldozer

American Heritage Dictionary:

bulldozer

A heavy, driver-operated machine for clearing and grading land, usually having continuous treads and a broad hydraulic blade in front. | An ... (21 of 28 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/bulldozer

Encarta Dictionary:

bulldozer | bulldozers [plural]

a construction vehicle with tracks or large wheels and a wide blade used for moving earth or debris (18 of 30 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861593306​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

angledozer | angledozers [plural]

Origin: Blend of angle and bulldozer

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/angledozer

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

angledozer

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "angledozer"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "angledozer"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/angledozer

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