bulldozer

noun bull·doz·er \ -ˌdō-zər \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of bulldozer

1 : one that bulldozes
2 : a tractor-driven machine usually having a broad horizontal blade for moving earth

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First Known Use of bulldozer

1876


BULLDOZER Defined for English Language Learners

bulldozer

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Definition of bulldozer for English Language Learners

  • : 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


BULLDOZER Defined for Kids

bulldozer

noun bull·doz·er \ ˈbu̇l-ˌdō-zər \

Definition of bulldozer for Students

: 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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