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tank·er

 (tăng′kər)
n.
1. A ship, plane, or truck constructed to transport liquids, such as oil, in bulk.
2. A member of a military tank crew.

tanker

(ˈtæŋkə)
n
a ship, lorry, or aeroplane designed to carry liquid in bulk, such as oil

tank•er

(ˈtæŋ kər)

n.
a ship, airplane, or truck designed for bulk shipment of liquids or gases.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tanker - a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulktanker - a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk
cargo ship, cargo vessel - a ship designed to carry cargo
supertanker - the largest class of oil tankers
2.tanker - a soldier who drives a tanktanker - a soldier who drives a tank    
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
Translations
صِهْريجِيَّه،سَفينَة بِتْرولطائِرَة نَقْل نَفْطنَاقِلَةُ بِتْرُول
tankerzásobovací letadlo
tankskibtankfly
säiliölaiva
tanker
üzemanyag-utántöltõ repülõgép
olíu-/tankskip; tankbílltankflugvél
タンカー
탱커
tankerzásobovacie lietadlo
tanker
tankbil
tàu chở dầu

tanker

[ˈtæŋkəʳ] N (= ship) → buque-cisterna m; (carrying oil) → petrolero m; (= lorry) → camión m cisterna
an oil tankerun petrolero
a petrol tankerun camión cisterna

tanker

[ˈtæŋkər] n
(= ship) → pétrolier m, tanker m
an oil tanker → un pétrolier
(= truck) → camion-citerne m
a petrol tanker → un camion-citerne
(RAILWAYS)wagon-citerne mtank top npull m sans manchestank truck n (US)camion-citerne m

tanker

n
(= boat)Tanker m, → Tankschiff nt
(= vehicle)Tankwagen m

tanker

[ˈtæŋkəʳ] n (ship, for oil) → petroliera; (for water) → nave f cisterna inv; (aircraft) → aereocisterna; (lorry) → autocisterna, autobotte f

tank

(tӕŋk) noun
1. a large container for liquids or gas. a hot-water / cold-water tank.
2. a heavy steel-covered vehicle armed with guns.
ˈtanker noun
1. a ship or large lorry for carrying oil.
2. an aircraft used to transport fuel etc.

tanker

نَاقِلَةُ بِتْرُول tanker tankskib Tanker δεξαμενόπλοιο buque cisterna säiliölaiva citerne tanker nave cisterna タンカー 탱커 tanker tankbåt tankowiec navio-tanque танкер tankbil เรือหรือรถที่บรรทุกน้ำมันหรือของเหลวอื่นๆ tanker tàu chở dầu 油轮
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