tank tread

tank tread
ˈtank tread 8 [tank tread] noun (especially NAmE) (also ˈCaterpillar track™ especially in BrE) noun
a metal belt fastened around the wheels of a heavy vehicle, used for travelling over rough or soft ground

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  • Caterpillar track™ — ˈtank tread 8 [tank tread] noun (especially NAmE) (also ˈCaterpillar track™ especially in BrE) …   Useful english dictionary

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