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tanker definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk [syn: oil tanker, oiler, tanker, tank ship]
2: a soldier who drives a tank [syn: tanker, tank driver]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1900 1. a. a cargo ship fitted with tanks for carrying liquid in bulk b. a vehicle on which a tank is mounted to carry fluids; also a cargo airplane for transporting fuel 2. a member of a military tank crew

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a ship, aircraft, or road vehicle for carrying liquids, esp. mineral oils, in bulk.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(tankers) 1. A tanker is a very large ship used for transporting large quantities of gas or liquid, especially oil. A Greek oil tanker has run aground. N-COUNT: oft supp N, also by N 2. A tanker is a large truck, railway vehicle, or aircraft used for transporting large quantities of a substance. N-COUNT: usu supp N, also by N

Moby Thesaurus

argosy, ark, bathyscaphe, caravel, cargo ship, coast guard cutter, coaster, collier, derelict, dredge, fishing boat, freighter, hydrofoil, icebreaker, lash, lightship, liner, merchant ship, merchantman, oiler, packet, packet boat, paddle steamer, picket ship, refrigeration ship, revenue cutter, rotor, rotor ship, screw steamer, self-propelled barge, ship, side-wheeler, slaver, spar-decker, steam schooner, steam yacht, steamer, stern-wheeler, storeship, tank corpsman, tank crewman, tender, tramp steamer, transport, trawler, turbine, weather ship, whaler




 


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