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bulldozer

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noun bull·doz·er \-ˌdō-zər\

Simple Definition of bulldozer

  • : a powerful and heavy vehicle that has a large curved piece of metal at its front and that is used for moving dirt and rocks and pushing over trees and other structures

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bulldozer

  1. 1 :  one that bulldozes

  2. 2 :  a tractor-driven machine usually having a broad horizontal blade for moving earth

1876

First Known Use of bulldozer

1876


BULLDOZER Defined for Kids

bulldozer

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noun bull·doz·er \ˈbu̇l-ˌdō-zər\

Definition of bulldozer for Students

  1. :  a motor vehicle with tracks instead of tires and a large wide blade for pushing (as in clearing land of trees)





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