scout car

fast armored military vehicle with four-wheel drive and open top

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Etymology: scout (I)
1. : a fast armored military reconnaissance vehicle with a four-wheel drive and an open top
2. : a police patrol car

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a fast, lightly-armored military vehicle equipped with guns and used chiefly for reconnaissance.
[1940-45, Amer.]

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scout car see ↑scout (n) above.
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Main Entry:scout

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scout car,
any one of various fast, open-top vehicles designed for military reconnaissance.

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n. a fast armored vehicle used for military reconnaissance and liaison

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • scout car — ☆ scout car n. an armored military reconnaissance car …   English World dictionary

  • Scout car — A scout car is a class of military armored reconnaissance vehicle, capable of off road mobility and often carrying mounted weapons such as machine guns for offensive capabilities and crew protection. They often only carry an operational crew… …   Wikipedia

  • scout car — noun Date: 1933 1. a military reconnaissance vehicle 2. squad car …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scout car — patrol car …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scout car — a fast, lightly armored military vehicle equipped with guns and used chiefly for reconnaissance. [1940 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • scout car — noun chiefly US a fast armoured vehicle used for military reconnaissance and liaison …   English new terms dictionary

  • Dingo (scout car) — Dingo Scout Car A Dingo Scout Car Type Armoured car Place of origin …   Wikipedia

  • Daimler Scout Car — Не следует путать с тяжёлым бронеавтомобилем «Даймлер» …   Википедия

  • S1 Scout Car — Infobox Weapon name=Scout Car S1 caption=Scout Car S1 (American) origin= flagcountry|Australia is vehicle=yes service= used by= flagcountry|USA wars= World War II designer= design date=1942 manufacturer=Ford Australia unit cost= production date=… …   Wikipedia

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