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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A ship, plane, or truck constructed to transport liquids, such as oil, in bulk.
  • n. A member of a military tank crew.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A vessel used to transport large quantities of liquid.
  • n. A tank truck (US) or fuel tanker, petrol tanker, road tanker (UK)
  • n. Member of a tank crew, or of an armoured unit.
  • n. A longboard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as tank-vessel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk
  • n. a soldier who drives a tank

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  • A truck that carries a container designed for transporting bulk fluids or gases.

    March 10, 2008