supertanker


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su·per·tank·er

 (so͞o′pər-tăng′kər)
n.
A very large ship used for transporting oil and other liquids in large quantities.
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supertanker

(ˈsuːpəˌtæŋkə)
n
(Nautical Terms) a large fast tanker of more than 275 000 tons capacity
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su•per•tank•er

(ˈsu pərˌtæŋ kər)

n.
a tanker with a deadweight capacity of over 75,000 tons.
[1920–25]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.supertanker - the largest class of oil tankers
oil tanker, tank ship, tanker, oiler - a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk
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Translations

supertanker

[ˈsuːpəˌtæŋkəʳ] Nsuperpetrolero m
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supertanker

[ˈsuːpərtæŋkər] npétrolier m géant, superpétrolier m
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supertanker

nSuper- or Riesentanker m
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supertanker

[ˈsuːpəˌtæŋkəʳ] nsuperpetroliera
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References in periodicals archive ?
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Indian captain of Iranian supertanker, Adrian Darya (formerly known as Grace 1), has received sanctions threat after turned down a several-million-dollar US offer in return for steering the vessel to a country that would impound it on behalf of the United States, western media reported on Wednesday.
A SuperTanker aircraft releases water over Ipias, an area where wildfires have destroyed hectares of forest, near Robore, Bolivia.
The 'Grace 1' supertanker was released after Iran had guaranteed in writing that it was never destined to an EU-sanctioned entity, such as Syria.
The US has applied to take control of anIranianoil supertanker which was seized by Royal Marines in Gibraltar, it is reported.
Earlier in the day, Hunt said following phone talks with Zarif that the United Kingdom would facilitate the release of the Iranian supertanker if Tehran could guarantee it's not Syria-bound.
BRITAIN could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is not bound for Syria, the Foreign Secretary has said.
A BRITISH warship repelled a high seas attack by turning its guns on three Iranian gunboats as they closed in on a UK supertanker.
A BRITISH warship repelled a high-seas attack by turning its guns on three Iranian gunboats as they closed in on a UK supertanker.
The altercation came a day after Iran spoke out against Britain due to the interception of a supertanker believed to be breaching eU sanctions by carrying a shipment of crude oil to Syria.
On Wednesday Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was quoted by the official IRNA news agency during a Cabinet meeting as saying last week's seizure of the supertanker off Gibraltar was "mean and wrong".
"The port that they have named in Syria essentially does not have the capacity for such a supertanker. The target was somewhere else.