Main-battle-tank meaning

The primary tank of a country or armed forces.
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(military) A tank with a good balance of firepower, cross-country mobility, and armoured protection, and therefore capable of carrying out the roles of breakthrough, exploitation and infantry support.
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Origin of main-battle-tank

  • USA, 1955, main +‎ battle (“n. attr.”) +‎ tank.

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