troop carrier

noun
any land or sea or air vehicle designed to carry troops
Syn: ↑troop transport
Hypernyms: ↑military vehicle
Hyponyms: ↑troopship

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Troop carrier — can refer to: *Troopship *Armoured personnel carrier *Military Light Truck [ [http://www.sinodefence.com/army/transport/nj2046.asp Military light trucks as troop carriers] ] References …   Wikipedia

  • troop carrier — troop .carrier n a ship, aircraft, or vehicle used for moving soldiers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • troop carrier — troop ,carrier noun count a vehicle, especially a ship or airplane, used for carrying troops …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • troop carrier — ► NOUN ▪ a large aircraft or armoured vehicle designed for transporting troops …   English terms dictionary

  • troop carrier — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms troop carrier : singular troop carrier plural troop carriers a vehicle, especially a ship or plane, used for carrying troops …   English dictionary

  • troop carrier — 1. a transport airplane used for carrying troops and their equipment. 2. an armored vehicle, often amphibious and mounted with light weapons, for transporting infantry troops and equipment. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • troop carrier — noun a large aircraft or armoured vehicle designed for transporting troops …   English new terms dictionary

  • troop carrier — noun (C) a ship, aircraft, or vehicle used for carrying soldiers …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • troop carrier — /ˈtrup kæriə/ (say troohp kareeuh) noun a motorised vehicle, aircraft, or ship, used to transport troops …   Australian English dictionary

  • IX Troop Carrier Command — Infobox Military Unit unit name= IX Troop Carrier Command caption= dates= 16 October 1943 31 March 1946 country= United States allegiance= branch= United States Army Air Forces type= Troop Carrier role= parachute and glider air assault size= 14… …   Wikipedia

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