Bulldozer vs. Backhoe

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Main Difference

The main difference between Bulldozer and Backhoe is that the Bulldozer is a tracked vehicle equipped with a substantial metal plate and Backhoe is a excavating equipment consisting of a digging bucket on the end of a two-part articulated arm

  • Bulldozer (noun)

    A tractor with an attached blade for pushing earth and building debris for coarse preliminary surface grading, demolishing building structures, etc.

  • Bulldozer (noun)

    One who bulldozes.

  • Bulldozer (noun)

    A member of a self-identified group of white US Southerners who colluded to influence outcomes of post-Reconstruction elections by intimidating, coercing and bullying black voters and legislators, including burning down houses and churches, flogging and murdering opponents.

  • Bulldozer (noun)

    A bully; an overbearing individual.

  • Bulldozer (verb)

    To bulldoze (push through forcefully).

  • Backhoe (noun)

    A piece of excavating equipment consisting of a digging bucket or scoop on the end of an articulated arm, drawn backwards to move earth.

  • Backhoe (noun)

    A multi-purpose tractor with a front-mounted loading bucket and a rear-mounted digging bucket.

  • Backhoe (verb)

    To excavate using such equipment.

Oxford Dictionary
Webster Dictionary
  • Bulldozer (noun)

    large powerful tractor; a large blade in front flattens areas of ground

  • Backhoe (noun)

    an excavator whose shovel bucket is attached to a hinged boom and is drawn backward to move earth

Princeton's WordNet

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