Definition of 'tank'

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Then there was a bit in a fish tank. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The tank was empty but still he gave his all. Times, Sunday Times (2017)To fill up my tank is probably about two or three quid. The Sun (2017)With a free tank of fuel. The Sun (2016)BBC1 and the licence fee should be dumped, a think tank has suggested. The Sun (2016)It is like any quality car except it doesn't have a fuel tank. The Sun (2016)He did stand a long way off the odd ditch but once there was a little less gas in the tank he was really good. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Tanks moved in small convoys along the highways. Oliver Poole BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)You should also check whether you need to return the car with a full tank of fuel. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We carry oxygen tanks and gas detectors which detect noxious gases and low oxygen. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Tanks and heavy artillery should be phased out. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It includes an old gas holding tank that served as a space tunnel. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Under the bonnet is a large hydrogen fuel tank that feeds the fuel cell. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Talk like this and your film tanks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They found extra space using a central fuel tank. The Sun (2014)How to be your own best think tank. Christianity Today (2000)There is no point in running on an empty tank. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They have big tanks full of fish and crabs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The window cleaner collapsed as he tried to reach his oxygen tank and switch off the supply. The Sun (2014)In the snug was a tank of tropical fish. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The more important weapons were his tanks and artillery and we needed to be able to hit those targets. Times, Sunday Times (2014)On the road to the town lie the burnt remnants of tanks and armoured cars targeted by the allied aircraft. The Sun (2011)Yet most drivers have a good idea of the cost of filling their tank and how often they do so. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The tank drives over a dead, muddied body and civilians hang from telegraph posts. The Sun (2014)Local people said the tanks had not moved since they had taken up position 10 days earlier. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He dragged her to his car, where he tied the gas tank to her. The Sun (2014)Fill the petrol tank, drive for a couple of hundred miles and then refill. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It had to handle well and be comfortable, able to swallow the miles with a decent tank capacity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This was exactly what the tank and armoured infantry battalions were designed to do, and they did it brilliantly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)About 26 per cent no longer fill their tanks to capacity while 45 per cent drive less. The Sun (2011)

Synonyms of 'tank'

aquarium, bowl
armoured vehicle, Panzer, armoured car, combat vehicle

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Translations for 'tank'

British English: tank /tæŋk/ NOUN
container A tank is a large container for holding liquid or gas.
...a tank full of goldfish.
  • American English: tank large container
  • Arabic: صَهْرِيج
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tanque
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: rezervoar
  • Czech: nádrž
  • Danish: tank
  • Dutch: tank grote container
  • European Spanish: depósito tanque
  • Finnish: säiliö
  • French: cuve
  • German: Tank
  • Greek: δεξαμενή
  • Italian: serbatoio
  • Japanese: タンク large container
  • Korean: 탱크
  • Norwegian: tank
  • Polish: zbiornik pojemnik
  • European Portuguese: tanque
  • Romanian: bazin
  • Russian: цистерна
  • Spanish: depósito tanque
  • Swedish: tank
  • Thai: ถังขนาดใหญ่บรรจุน้ำหรือก๊าซ
  • Turkish: tank
  • Ukrainian: танкер
  • Vietnamese: bể chứa
British English: tank /tæŋk/ NOUN
vehicle A tank is a military vehicle equipped with guns or rockets.
  • American English: tank combat vehicle
  • Arabic: دَبَّابَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tanque guerra
  • Chinese: 坦克
  • Croatian: tenk
  • Czech: tank
  • Danish: tank
  • Dutch: tank pantserwagen
  • European Spanish: tanque
  • Finnish: panssarivaunu
  • French: tank
  • German: Panzer
  • Greek: τανκ
  • Italian: carro armato
  • Japanese: 戦車 combat vehicle
  • Korean: 탱크
  • Norwegian: tanks
  • Polish: czołg
  • European Portuguese: tanque guerra
  • Romanian: tanc
  • Russian: танк
  • Spanish: tanque
  • Swedish: stridsvagn
  • Thai: รถถัง
  • Turkish: tank ordu
  • Ukrainian: танк
  • Vietnamese: xe tăng


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