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personnel carrier

noun

Simple Definition of personnel carrier

  • : a vehicle with thick, strong walls that is used for transporting military workers and their equipment

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of personnel carrier

  1. :  a vehicle with thick, strong walls that is used for transporting military workers and their equipment <armored personnel carriers>

Word by Word Definitions

personnelplay
  1. :  a body of persons usually employed (as in a factory or organization)

    :  persons

    :  a division of an organization concerned with personnel

carrierplay
  1. :  one that carries :  bearer, messenger

    :  an individual or organization engaged in transporting passengers or goods for hire

    :  a transportation line carrying mail between post offices


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