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crawler

[′krȯ·lər]
(mechanical engineering)
One of a pair of an endless chain of plates driven by sprockets and used instead of wheels by certain power shovels, tractors, bulldozers, drilling machines, and such, as a means of propulsion.
Any machine mounted on such tracks.

crawler

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