anti-vehicle

adjective an·ti-ve·hi·cle \ ˌan-ˌtī-ˈvē-ˌ(h)i-kəl , -ˈvē-ə-kəl , ˌan-tē- \

Definition of anti-vehicle

1 :designed to destroy military vehicles
  • Anti-vehicle mines … can be bigger than a volleyball and are triggered by heavy pressure, such as a truck or tank rolling over them.
  • —Whitney WoodwardChicago Daily Herald5 June 2006
2 :intended to prevent vehicles from entering an area
  • In a sad parody of the paranoia that has encased Capitol Hill in bollards, jersey barriers and checkpoints, the Park Service now wants to permanently close a parking lot at the Jefferson Memorial and erect more anti-vehicle barriers east of the Lincoln Memorial.
  • Washington Post4 Jan. 2005

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