Tank Meaning and Definition


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Tank meaning

Word: Tank

How to pronounce: tæŋk

Noun

Definitions:

1. A large receptacle or storage chamber, especially for liquid or gas.

Example sentences: "Only two tonnes of liquid chlorine spilt from a storage tank after an equipment failure, but it was enough to cause plenty of drama."

2. A heavy armored fighting vehicle carrying guns and moving on a continuous articulated metal track.

Example sentences: "There is no doubt we have the finest tanks and infantry fighting vehicles in the world."

3. A cell in a police station or jail.

Intransitive verb

Definitions:

1. Fill the tank of a vehicle with fuel.

Example sentences: "The cars stopped to tank up"

2. Fail completely, especially at great financial cost.


Synonyms:

reservoir

cistern

storage tank

railway tank

sumps

storage reservoir

aquarium

fish tank

settling tank

sump

settling basin

panzer

vessel

storage capacity

cylinder

container

bomb

filling chest

receptacle

pot

sedimentation tank

clarifier

reservoirs

canister

think tank


Derivations:

tanker

tankage

tanked

tanking


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Tank in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tanque

German: Tank

French: Réservoir

Italian: Serbatoio

Turkish: Tank


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