1 [doh-zer]
a person who dozes.

1700–10; doze1 + -er1 Unabridged


2 [doh-zer]
bulldozer ( def 1 ).

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doze (dəʊz)
1.  to sleep lightly or intermittently
2.  (often foll by off) to fall into a light sleep
3.  a short sleep
[C17: probably from Old Norse dūs lull; related to Danish döse to drowse, Swedish dialect dusa slumber]

dozer (ˈdəʊzə)
chiefly (US) short for bulldozer

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powerful machine for pushing earth or rocks, used in road building, farming, construction, and wrecking; it consists of a heavy, broad steel blade or plate mounted on the front of a tractor. Sometimes it uses a four-wheel-drive tractor, but usually a track or crawler type, mounted on continuous metal treads, is employed. The blade may be lifted and forced down by hydraulic rams. For digging, the blade is held below surface level; for transporting, it is held at the surface level; and for spreading, it is held above the surface level, as the tractor moves forward

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Example sentences
While the specifications for each dozer type vary, they all include enclosed
  cabs for operator safety.
The dozer was backing up from a maintenance area to a drill bench site when the
  dozer traveled over the highwall.
The dozer blade and ripper controls were in the hold position during the tests.
He was operating a dozer to prepare a bench for drilling.
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