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- n. A fuel tank for gasoline built into equipment, especially vehicles.
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- n. a tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle
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By the time I was sixteen we were arguing all the time, usually about me failing to abide by what I considered to be an endless series of petty and arbitrary rules-filling up the gas tank whenever I borrowed his car, say, or making sure that I rinsed out the milk carton before I put it in the garbage.
Using some of the $500 in cash that Arlene had retrieved from the ATM — Kurtz had promised to pay her back by the end of the month — he filled the Buick's gas tank for her.
Nineteen years later a briefcase-size chunk of foam ripping from the gas tank would doomColumbia.
A robust vanstyle RV is a home away from home that can be readied for the next trip in the time it takes to fill the gas tank and stock the small larder.
The ascent was intentionally designed so as not to drag the 50,000-pound gas tank into orbit, where it would become a threat to populations below.
These would burn liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen from a massive belly-mounted gas tank or External Tank ET.