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a motor vehicle propelled by half tracks; frequently used by the military
a track that goes around only rear wheels
having caterpillar treads on the rear and wheels in front
"half-track armored vehicles"
a half-tracked vehicle; -- used mostly of armored military vehicles.
A vehicle combining both wheels and treads (caterpillar tracks).
Describing such a vehicle; half-tracked
A half-track is a civilian or military vehicle with regular wheels at the front for steering and continuous tracks at the back to propel the vehicle and carry most of the load. The purpose of this combination is to produce a vehicle with the cross-country capabilities of a tank and the handling of a wheeled vehicle.
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