Meaning of CATERPILLAR in English


Caterpillar BrE AmE ( also ˈCaterpillar ˌtrack ) noun [countable] trademark

a metal belt made of short connected pieces that is fastened over the wheels of a heavy vehicle to help it to move over soft ground:

a Caterpillar tractor (=a vehicle fitted with this belt)

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