Definition of anti-tank in English:

anti-tank

adjective

  • For use against enemy tanks.

    ‘new anti-tank missiles’
    • ‘If it is an anti-tank missile, you have a second or two to kill him before he kills you.’
    • ‘The military said troops fired at two armed men, one aiming an anti-tank missile.’
    • ‘Tanks often spend time fighting each other, and their sights work much like the sights used to target and guide anti-tank missiles.’
    • ‘The army said soldiers fired in response to an anti-tank missile and several firebombs.’
    • ‘Approaches were obstructed by anti-tank and anti-personnel mines and barbed wire, and covered by anti-tank guns and machine-guns.’
    • ‘The gunmen displayed assault rifles, grenades, rocket-propelled grenade launchers and homemade anti-tank missiles.’
    • ‘And then, 10 anti-tank missiles are fired into the house, causing massive damage.’
    • ‘Lite can be used as a hand-held system, fitted to weapons such as machine guns, or used as a tracker for anti-aircraft or anti-tank missile firing posts.’
    • ‘You have a limited number of machine gun and pistol bullets, and even fewer missiles and anti-tank rounds.’
    • ‘That's assuming that the helicopters are equipped only with anti-tank missiles and crossbows.’
    • ‘What is the difference between an anti-ship missile and an anti-tank missile?’
    • ‘He remembered how he had watched as the first anti-tank missile impacted on his commander's tank, quickly followed by many others.’
    • ‘Armed with anti-tank missiles, they can be used for assassinations and attacks.’
    • ‘It uses electrically charged plating to vaporise anti-tank missiles before they can penetrate the rest of the armour.’
    • ‘But it is believed the arms haul includes anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles.’
    • ‘There are a total of four different weapons at your disposal: a machine gun, an anti-tank weapon, missiles and a pistol.’
    • ‘The four deaths were all as a result of firing anti-tank missiles!’
    • ‘Kevlar panels protects the occupants from close threats like rocket-propelled grenades and anti-tank guided missiles.’
    • ‘Motorized rifle subunits are reinforced with tanks and anti-tank and obstacle clearing assets.’
    • ‘This will not be solved by snipers or by anti-tank missiles from helicopters.’

Pronunciation:

anti-tank

/antɪˈtaŋk/