piat

noun pi·at \ˈpīˌat\

Definition of piat

plural

-s

  1. :  a short-range antitank gun used in the British and Canadian armies weighing 33 pounds and firing a 2.75-pound projectile that explodes on impact with force sufficient to penetrate four inches of tempered armor plate

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of piat

projector infantry antitank


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up piat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!