Large; powerful; large blade in front flattens areas of ground; SYN. dozer.
Earth-moving machine widely used in construction work for clearing rocks and tree stumps and leveling a site. The bulldozer is a kind of tractor with a powerful engine and a curved, shovel-like blade at the front, which can be lifted and forced down by hydraulic rams. It usually has caterpillar tracks so that it can move easily over rough ground.