angledozer

noun
an·​gle·​doz·​er | \ ˈaŋgəlˌdōzə(r) \
plural angledozers

Definition of angledozer

: a tractor-driven pusher and scraper with the blade at an angle for pushing material to one side or the other (as for clearing land or leveling runways) Several U.S. goods showed impressive increases …, including: … Self propelled bulldozers, angledozers, graders, levelers, scrapers …U.S. Federal News, 6 Apr. 2006

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History and Etymology for angledozer

originally a trademark of R. G. LeTourneau, Inc. for a scraper patented in 1933

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“Angledozer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angledozer. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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