tank engine


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tank engine

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tank locomotive

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(Railways) a steam locomotive that carries its water supply in tanks mounted around its boiler
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Noun1.tank engine - a locomotive that carries its own fuel and watertank engine - a locomotive that carries its own fuel and water; no tender is needed
locomotive, locomotive engine, railway locomotive, engine - a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
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