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  • n. gas tank

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

  • n. a tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle


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  • Just forward of the cockpit instrument panel there was a small gravity-feed petrol tank known as the header tank, which was filled through a trap in front of the hood.

    The HurricaneStory

  • The petrol tank of a four-horse-power motor was stuffed with bearer bonds.

    Maigret at the Crossroads


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