piat

noun
pi·​at | \ ˈpīˌat \
plural -s

Definition of piat

: 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

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projector infantry antitank

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“Piat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piat. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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