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tanker

a ship, airplane, or truck used for bulk shipment of liquids or gasses; a tank trailer or tank truck
Not to be confused with:
tankard – large drinking cup, often with a handle and hinged cover: a tankard of ale
Abused, Confused, & Misused Words by Mary Embree Copyright © 2007, 2013 by Mary Embree

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.
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tanker

(ˈtæŋkə)
n
a ship, lorry, or aeroplane designed to carry liquid in bulk, such as oil
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

tank•er

(ˈtæŋ kər)

n.
a ship, airplane, or truck designed for bulk shipment of liquids or gases.
[1895–1900]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

tanker

n
(= boat)Tanker m, → Tankschiff nt
(= vehicle)Tankwagen m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

tanker

[ˈtæŋkəʳ] n (ship, for oil) → petroliera; (for water) → nave f cisterna inv; (aircraft) → aereocisterna; (lorry) → autocisterna, autobotte f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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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