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

Translations for tanker

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a ship or large lorry for carrying oil.

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