Definition of 'petrol tank'
Example sentences containing 'petrol tank'
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Putting diesel in a petrol tank is harder due to the nozzle size. The Sun (2014)During the second world war I helped to make petrol tanks and parachute containers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Also beware fuel charges: companies have different policies about whether you should return your vehicle 's petrol tank full or empty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you pump 50 litres of diesel into your petrol tank, your day will be ruined and you will end up with an expensive problem. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'petrol tank'
British English: petrol tank /ˈpɛtrəl tæŋk/ NOUN
The petrol tank in a motor vehicle is the container for petrol.
- American English: gas tank
- Arabic: خَزَّانٌ لِلْبَنْزِينِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: tanque de gasolina
- Chinese: 油罐车
- Croatian: rezervoar za benzin
- Czech: benzínová nádrž
- Danish: benzintank
- Dutch: benzinetank
- European Spanish: depósito de la gasolina
- Finnish: bensiinisäiliö
- French: réservoir de carburant
- German: Benzintank
- Greek: ρεζερβουάρ
- Italian: serbatoio
- Japanese: ガソリンタンク
- Korean: 휘발유 탱크
- Norwegian: bensintank
- Polish: zbiornik paliwa
- European Portuguese: depósito de gasolina
- Romanian: rezervor
- Russian: бензобак
- Spanish: tanque de la gasolina
- Swedish: bensintank
- Thai: ถังน้ำมัน
- Turkish: petrol deposu
- Ukrainian: бензобак
- Vietnamese: bể chứa xăng
Definition of petrol tank from the Collins English Dictionary
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