Definition of pantec in English:

pantec

(also pantech)

noun

Australian, NZ
informal
  • A container trailer forming the rear part of an articulated lorry.

    • ‘We offer a wide range of pantecs including ply lined colourbond, FRP construction and refrigerated bodies.’
    • ‘The pantecs for both vehicles were designed and built locally at a cost of $115000. They were 3 meters high, 7.6 meters long and 2.5 meters wide.’

Origin

1970s: abbreviation of pantechnicon.

Pronunciation

pantec

/ˈpantɛk/