Definitions for tankerˈtæŋ kər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tank•erˈtæŋ kər(n.)

  1. a ship, airplane, or truck designed for bulk shipment of liquids or gases.

    Category: Transportation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oil tanker, oiler, tanker, tank ship(noun)

    a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk

  2. tanker, tank driver(noun)

    a soldier who drives a tank

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. tanker(noun)ˈtæŋ kər

    a large vehicle that transports gases or liquids

    a fuel tanker


  1. tanker(Noun)

    A vessel used to transport large quantities of liquid.

  2. tanker(Noun)

    Member of a tank crew, or of an armoured unit.

  3. tanker(Noun)

    A longboard.

    1997: I swung the tanker around just in time to take off with the lip uE000149824uE001 Neal Miyake, World Surf Day 1997


  1. Tanker

    A tanker is a merchant vessel designed to transport liquids or gases in bulk. Major types of tankship include the oil tanker, the chemical tanker, and gas carrier.

Translations for tanker

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a ship or large lorry for carrying oil.

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