Meaning of armored car

ar'mored car'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an armorplated truck with strong locks and doors, and usually portholes for guards to shoot through, for transporting money and valuables, as to and from banks.
  2. a military combat and reconnaissance vehicle with wheels, light armor, and usually machine guns.
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