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tank

tank

 
 
pronunciation:
taengk
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
tank up
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large receptacle used to hold liquid or gas.
 
similar words:
boiler, cistern, reservoir, vat, vessel
definition 2: the amount contained in such a receptacle.
a tank of gasoline
similar words:
stock, supply, tankage
definition 3: a large armored vehicle used in military operations.
 
definition 4: (informal) a prison cell, esp. one used for solitary confinement.
synonyms:
hole
similar words:
bull pen, cell, dungeon, oubliette, solitary
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tanked, tanking, tanks
definition: to place or hold in a tank.
similar words:
store, vat
phrase: tank up
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