Tangy Tanka

Tank

Meanings and phrases

tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads; army tank; armored combat vehicle; armoured combat vehicle
  2. a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids; storage tank
  3. a cell for violent prisoners; cooler
  4. as much as a tank will hold; tankful
  5. a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk; tank car

tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. store in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it
  2. consume excessive amounts of alcohol
  3. treat in a tank

army tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads; tank; armored combat vehicle; armoured combat vehicle

fish tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals; aquarium; marine museum

gas tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle; gasoline tank; petrol tank
E.g.
  • The sniper shoots the flipped vehicle's gas tank.
  • Until then, propane gas was delivered in pressurized gas tank cars.
  • Briggs hides a bag of cocaine in the gas tank of Hurley's motorcycle.

gasoline tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle; gas tank; petrol tank

hot-water tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a heater and storage tank to supply heated water; water heater; hot-water heater

petrol tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle; gas tank; gasoline tank

septic tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large tank where solid matter or sewage is disintegrated by bacteria
E.g.
  • Honey is a former septic tank salesman who becomes an assassin.
  • Drainage installed in 1912 was to a septic tank in Ngauranga Gorge.
  • The standard system is a tiled leach field combined with a septic tank.

storage tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids; tank
E.g.
  • Roman era relics include the remains of a water storage tank.
  • The system consists of service brakes, parking brakes, a control pedal, and an air storage tank.
  • The simplest solar heat water system is to place a hot water storage tank towards the Sun and paint it black.

tank car

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk; tank

tank circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an oscillatory circuit

tank destroyer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an armored vehicle equipped with an antitank gun and capable of high speeds
E.g.
  • Staff and students from the local technical university formed a "tank destroyer" unit.
  • Italy and Spain use the Italian-built Centauro, a wheeled tank destroyer with a cannon.
  • American tank destroyer units were often used in the assault gun role for infantry support.

tank driver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a soldier who drives a tank; tanker

tank engine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a locomotive that carries its own fuel and water; no tender is needed; tank locomotive
E.g.
  • He was helped by an old tank engine by the name of Neil.
  • The fourth Jung tank engine was stripped down for long-term repair.
  • Hosgood's aim was to have a tank engine equivalent to the “Class B1”.

tank farm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an area used exclusively for storing petroleum in large tanks

tank farming

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a technique of growing plants (without soil) in water containing dissolved nutrients; hydroponics; aquiculture

tank furnace

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. furnace into one end of which a batch of measured raw materials is shoveled and from the other end molten glass is obtained

tank iron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plate iron that is thinner than boilerplate but thicker than sheet iron or stovepipe iron

tank locomotive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a locomotive that carries its own fuel and water; no tender is needed; tank engine
E.g.
  • "Locotender" in Italian means tank locomotive in English.
  • Twenty-two locomotives were built to the 2-4-0T tank locomotive arrangement from 1862 to 1864.
  • No 9, also from Hudswell Clarke, was a six-wheeled side tank locomotive, otherwise similar to no 8.

tank shell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a shell fired by the cannon on a tank

tank ship

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk; oil tanker; oiler; tanker

tank suit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woman's one-piece bathing suit; maillot

tank top

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tight-fitting sleeveless shirt with wide shoulder straps and low neck and no front opening; often worn over a shirt or blouse

think tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a company that does research for hire and issues reports on the implications; think factory
E.g.
  • ALDE's think tank is the European Liberal Forum.
  • He was the president of FRIDE, Madrid-based think tank.
  • A think tank is also located in the building.

water tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet; cistern
E.g.
  • The elevated water tank is supported on five I-beams.
  • This now-hot water is then stored in a hot water tank.
  • The water tank house is about in diameter and about tall.

fuel tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The fuel tank has a capacity of 64 liters (17 US gal).
  • A fuel tank was located under the right seat.
  • The fuel tank and cockpit protection armour were removed.

light tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • F Troop consisted of five light tank companies.
  • Char D1 The Char D1 was a pre-World War II French light tank.
  • Armoured support was to be provided by Type 95 Ha-Go light tank among other types.
E.g.
  • Class 699.1 was a rebuild of the engines into tank locomotives.
  • The three tank locomotives had an outer frame and a "Klose" drive.
  • In the beginning two Bavarian D X tank locomotives worked the line.

medium tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Char D2 The Char D2 was a French medium tank of the interwar period.
  • The Uralvagonzavod complex in Nizhny Tagil developed the T-43 medium tank.
  • The Type 5 tank gun was mounted into a prototype Type 5 Chi-Ri medium tank as its main gun.

battle tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The army's main battle tank is the Challenger 2.
  • This requirement has been underscored by the appearance of the Russian T-90 main battle tank.
  • Only after a gap of sixteen years would France, in 1966, again build a main battle tank, the AMX 30.

main battle tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The army's main battle tank is the Challenger 2.
  • This requirement has been underscored by the appearance of the Russian T-90 main battle tank.
  • Only after a gap of sixteen years would France, in 1966, again build a main battle tank, the AMX 30.

heavy tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 100-ton vehicle was initially designated a heavy tank.
  • By that point, the T29 and T30 turreted heavy tank designs had been built.
  • The design project was known as ARL 40, unrelated to the ARL 44 heavy tank.

tank landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was division officer aboard the cruiser and the tank landing ship .
  • USS LST-991 USS "LST-991" was an "LST-542"-class tank landing ship in the United States Navy.
  • Likewise, in 1943 he was head of the acceptance mission for the "LST-1"-class tank landing ships in New Orleans.

tank destroyers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Some gun-armed tank destroyers remain in use.
  • Two planned tank destroyers were the TACAM R-1 and the TACAM T-38.
  • China has developed the tracked PTZ89 and the wheeled PTL02 tank destroyers.

tank gun

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The tank gun had the following specifications:
  • The ST2 turret was armed with a short 47mm SA34 tank gun with a coaxial 7.5mm machine gun.
  • The Type 5 tank gun was mounted into a prototype Type 5 Chi-Ri medium tank as its main gun.

tank battalion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In addition to these units, a tank battalion was reported to have formed by 1979.
  • According to the Defence Act of 1925, a tank battalion was organized, which was placed to Göta Life Guards (I 2).
  • In 1937 the type equipped one tank battalion, which was considered an elite unit, as part of Charles de Gaulle's regiment.

tank engines

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Maunsell of the Southern Railway designed and built eight Z class side tank engines.
  • The Western Australia Government Railway N Class 4-4-4 tank engines were introduced in 1896.
  • In the shed there were seven ZB class and three tank engines, one being Kalka Simla Railway.

oil tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Each nacelle contained a oil tank, including a air space.
  • This allowed the traditional Harley-Davidson oil tank to be placed under the seat.
  • The shapely "radiator" was a combined three-gallon petrol tank and three-quart oil tank.

tank battalions

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In this sense they were an alternative to the Independent tank battalions that were attached to various Infantry Divisions.
  • T-10s (like the IS tanks they replaced) were deployed in independent tank regiments belonging to armies, and independent tank battalions belonging to divisions.
  • On 10 June 1940, when Italy entered World War II, the Royal Italian Army ("Regio Esercito") possessed only about one-hundred M11/39 medium tanks in two tank battalions.

tank design

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Covenanter was the first cruiser tank design to be given a name.
  • The ARL 44 clearly shows that it is based on earlier French heavy tank design.
  • Torque converters are also easier to make for the high torques required in tank design, saving weight and cost.

tank landing ship

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was division officer aboard the cruiser and the tank landing ship .
  • USS LST-991 USS "LST-991" was an "LST-542"-class tank landing ship in the United States Navy.
  • USS LST-517 The USS "LST-517" was a tank landing ship in the service of the United States Navy during World War II.

tank commander

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Long intended to train as a tank commander.
  • The Soviets design a new, more powerful T-34 tank and assign the tank commander the job of destroying the White Tiger.
  • Two supporting actors who became famous later on are Christopher Lee as a tank commander and Desmond Llewelyn as a tank gunner.

tank based

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E.g.
  • Originally an investment analyst, he co-founded and is president of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, a think tank based in Austin, Texas.
  • In 2003, Chen was the Winnie Neubauer Visiting Fellow in Health Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation, an American conservative think tank based in Washington, D.C.
  • Property and Environment Research Center The Property and Environment Research Center (PERC), previously known as the Political Economy Research Center, is a free market environmental think tank based in Bozeman, Montana, United States.

external tank

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E.g.
  • The external tank, ET-138, separated from the shuttle at 15:37:49 GMT.
  • "Atlantis" was next lowered to meet up with the external tank and the two solid rocket boosters.
  • She was later rebuilt to resemble them cosmetically, and is currently on display with the external tank used during the propulsion tests (designated MPTA-ET).

tank units

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These included commanders of airborne, marine and tank units from the 5th Division, mostly at battalion level.
  • These independent tank units could be attached to mechanized units, to support infantry operations and perform breakthroughs.
  • The ten NC31s were used for driver training; the other vehicles were allocated to three battalions, one each in 507, 508 and 510 RCC, the elite tank units.

tank capacity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The petrol tank capacity was also increased from .
  • Fuel tank capacity is which includes the reserve.
  • Its fuel tank capacity was 10.6 gallons.

new tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For the regiments receiving the new tank, it was a grave disappointment however.
  • During World War I, Fuller had been a staff officer attached to the new tank corps.
  • Instead of switching to a new tank, Sam pulls off her mask and breathes the toxic air hoping to survive.

policy think tank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1979, he joined the global policy think tank RAND Corporation.
  • He is the Chair of the Policy Network Foundation, a policy think tank.
  • He also headed Moon Jae-in's policy think tank during the 2017 South Korean presidential election.
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