command car


: an open armored car designed especially for military reconnaissance and capable of traveling over rough terrain

Examples of command car in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The chief returns to his command car, gets on the radio and gives the all clear. Seyward Darby, Longreads, 8 Mar. 2023 Last month, the fire district installed the systems in their frontline fire engine, command car and the district’s two frontline ambulances. Taylor Hartz,, 20 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of command car was in 1941

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“Command car.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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