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Definition of "armored car" []

  • A lightly armored truck used to transport cash and other valuables. (noun)
  • A lightly armored vehicle, usually mounted with a turret, used for military reconnaissance, combat support, and security. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "armored car" in a sentence
  • "A blur suddenly exploded behind very-nervous Miles, as the men involved moved faster than 24 frames per second, and when stopped, they revealed themselves to be two Boston armored car guards, who had been alerted by passers-by."
  • "The bags were heavysixty or seventy pounds each, Id guessand the shortest route between the door of the armored car and the door of the bank took the guards up and over a waist-high concrete flower box."
  • "Is there an armored car in play here that you would know anything—"
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