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bowser

(ˈbaʊzə)
n
1. (Aeronautics) a tanker containing fuel for aircraft, military vehicles, etc
2. obsolete Austral and NZ a petrol pump
[originally a US proprietary name, from S. F. Bowser, US inventor, who made the first one in 1885]
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Mayor Muriel Bowser today opened the DC Infrastructure Academy, a partnership between DC Government and utility, union, university, and private sector partners that will provide a pipeline to in-demand infrastructure jobs.
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