Definitions of tank

  1. an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. A pond, pool, or small lake, natural or artificial. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A small Indian dry measure, averaging 240 grains in weight; also, a Bombay weight of 72 grains, for pearls. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A large basin or cistern; an artificial receptacle for liquids. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A large cistern or basin built to hold water or other liquid; a large, often circular, building for storing a fluid, as gas, gasoline, etc.; an armored motor truck, equipped with guns, remarkable for its power to go ahead over obstacles: first used in the World War. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. A large basin or cistern: a reservoir of water. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. A reservoir of water; artificial pool. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. A large receptacle for containing a fluid. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. An armored car propelled by motor power and resembling a metal tank. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. A large cistern for storing water; a reservoir of water; that part of the tender of a locomotive which contains the water. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for tank

  1. May I ask where you obtained this comprehensive knowledge of tank construction? – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  2. We have a tank just inside the gate, and Jacob will fill your canteen and water the horse and mule as well. – The Garden of Eden by Max Brand