What does Bulldozer mean?

Definitions for Bulldozer
ˈbʊlˌdoʊ zərbull·doz·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bulldozer, dozernoun

    large powerful tractor; a large blade in front flattens areas of ground


  1. bulldozernoun

    one who bulldozes

  2. bulldozernoun

    (usually plural) A self-identified group of white US Southerners who colluded to influence outcomes of post-Reconstruction elections by intimidating, coercing and bullying black voters and legislators, including burning down houses and churches, flogging and murdering opponents. Also known as "regulators". Later used to describe anyone who intimidated or bullied in a similar manner.

  3. bulldozernoun

    A tractor with an attached blade for pushing earth and building debris for coarse preliminary surface grading, demolishing building structures, etc.

  4. bulldozernoun

    A bully, overbearing individual.

  5. Etymology: Originally bull-dozer (1875, Louisiana, US);


  1. Bulldozer

    A bulldozer or dozer (also called a crawler) is a large, motorized machine equipped with a metal blade to the front for pushing material: soil, sand, snow, rubble, or rock during construction work. It travels most commonly on continuous tracks, though specialized models riding on large off-road tires are also produced. Its most popular accessory is a ripper, a large hook-like device mounted singly or in multiples in the rear to loosen dense materials. Bulldozers are used heavily in large and small scale construction, road building, minings and quarrying, on farms, in heavy industry factories, and in military applications in both peace and wartime. The word "bulldozer" refers only to a motorized unit fitted with a blade designed for pushing. The word is sometimes used inaccurately for other heavy equipment such as a front-end loader designed for carrying rather than pushing material.


  1. bulldozer

    A bulldozer is a heavy-duty machine often used in construction and engineering projects that is equipped with a wide flat blade at the front, used for pushing large quantities of soil, sand, rubble, or other materials during construction or conversion work. Some models also have a claw-like tool at the back for ripping through hard ground or materials. The machine moves on a system of tracks to cope with rough or muddy terrain.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bulldozernoun

    one who bulldozes


  1. Bulldozer

    A bulldozer is a crawler equipped with a substantial metal plate used to push large quantities of soil, sand, rubble, or other such material during construction or conversion work and typically equipped at the rear with a claw-like device to loosen densely-compacted materials. Bulldozers can be found on a wide range of sites, mines and quarries, military bases, heavy industry factories, engineering projects and farms. The term "bulldozer" is often used erroneously to mean any heavy equipment, but precisely, the term refers only to a tractor fitted with a dozer blade.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bulldozer in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bulldozer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Bulldozer in a Sentence

  1. Tim Clark:

    Having read the report, you could drive a bulldozer through just about everything ... We will deal a sledgehammer to that report as far as Emirates and Dubai is concerned.

  2. President Vladimir Putin:

    We can not leave this area and the people who live there to whims of fate, to let the people of Black Sea be thrown under the wheels of this nationalist bulldozer, i set certain tasks, I did say, what and how we should do, but immediately stressed that we would do so only if we are absolutely convinced that the people who live in Black Sea want Black Sea.

  3. John Dee:

    It flattened a forest. It just took it out like a bulldozer.

  4. Scott McLean:

    You don’t just throw resources at a wildfire, it’s like a battle -- you have to think what will be the most effective. Cal Fire usually depends on a mix of bulldozers, fire engines, inmate crews, and helicopters or airplanes, which disperse things like fire retardant, to stop wildfires. Using containment lines, or large areas where a bulldozer cuts away vegetation to the point where only dirt remains, is very common, he said. But this isn’t always an accessible option.

  5. Muhannad Haimour:

    They come to Anbar and Iraq to die. It's very difficult to stop a bulldozer that's been armored, driven by a suicide bomber, with tons of explosives, and dealing with these fighters has been extremely difficult. It's not a conventional war by any stretch of the imagination.

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