Definitions for tankerˈtæŋ kər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word tanker

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

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charles Randell:

    It's a big oil tanker and takes a while to turn.

  2. Deepak Kshetry:

    Apparently the tanker will arrive at 2 p.m., but let's see.

  3. Twafik Alskir:

    A Russian-flagged oil tanker was captured this afternoon when it tried to smuggle oil off Zawara.

  4. Byron Callan:

    It suggests that problems with tanker were a bigger issue than a lot of the Street had recognized.

  5. Abu Ziad:

    We heard a loud explosion, thought it was a tanker that exploded, then saw it was a trailer that blew up.


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