half-track

noun
\ ˈhaf-ˌtrak How to pronounce half-track (audio) , ˈhäf- \

Definition of half-track

1 : an endless chain-track drive system that propels a vehicle supported in front by a pair of wheels
2 : a motor vehicle propelled by half-tracks specifically : one lightly armored for military use

Other Words from half-track

half-track or half-tracked \ ˈhaf-​ˌtrakt How to pronounce half-track (audio) , ˈhäf-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of half-track

1935, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Half-track.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half-track. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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