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Tanks

Meanings and phrases

fuel tanks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The two fuel tanks are independent of each other.
  • There are five fuel tanks with a total capacity of .
  • IAI plans to produce conformal fuel tanks.

think tanks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It’s clear this is all put together by right-wing think tanks.
  • The think tanks in each series often exhibit a childlike demeanor.
  • project as a less transparent organisation than some other UK think tanks.

storage tanks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hydrogen storage tanks would be located under the rear staircase.
  • There was also a mess hall, several wells, and fuel storage tanks.
  • LNG storage tanks can be found in ground, above ground or in LNG carriers.

light tanks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All of the 19 German tanks were lost, as well as 81 of the R-2 light tanks.
  • Littorina mounted two dual 7.92mm MG13 machine gun turrets from Panzer I light tanks.
  • In some nations, light tanks such as the M551 Sheridan and AMX-13 are also used by scout platoons.

water tanks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Around this temple there a few caves & ancient water tanks.
  • The company began as a builder of steel water tanks and bridges.
  • The staircases also house the water tanks; some of which are snail-shaped.

battle tanks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • in the German-made Leopard 1 and Leopard 2 main battle tanks.
  • The tank regiments are equipped with Ariete main battle tanks.
  • Army equipment includes 1800 main battle tanks (MBT) and 2600 AFV/APC.

main battle tanks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • in the German-made Leopard 1 and Leopard 2 main battle tanks.
  • The tank regiments are equipped with Ariete main battle tanks.
  • Army equipment includes 1800 main battle tanks (MBT) and 2600 AFV/APC.

medium tanks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, heavy and medium tanks KV and T-34 received only 169.
  • 234 or the modern, US M1128 Mobile Gun System, mount the same guns that arm medium tanks.
  • In the 1960s, the Soviets embraced the main battle tank (MBT) concept, by replacing heavy tanks with mobile medium tanks.

enemy tanks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Further German attacks were beaten off, again destroying some enemy tanks.
  • The battalion repulsed the first German attacks, destroying four enemy tanks.
  • The tank destroyer on the other hand is specifically designed to take on enemy tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles.

ballast tanks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All of the ballast tanks were empty.
  • These external soft ballast tanks are usually made out of a fiberglass composite or steel.
  • These regulations required the upper ballast tanks designed in a manner to prevent shifting.

heavy tanks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Some heavy tanks can operate amphibiously with a fabric skirt to add buoyancy.
  • The mobile nature of armoured warfare in World War II had demonstrated the drawbacks of the slow heavy tanks.
  • It is estimated that some 6,000 Soviet heavy tanks were built after the end of World War II, of which 1,439 were T-10s.

septic tanks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They also reduce water use by half, and eliminate the difficulty and expense of septic tanks.
  • Properly functioning septic tanks require emptying every 2–5 years depending on the load of the system.
  • They are used in remote areas where use of septic tanks is limited, usually to reduce nutrient loads in lakes.

oil tanks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The engine oil tanks were in the engine nacelles.
  • The oil tanks themselves had no separate coolant controlling systems.
  • The site originally had seven large oil tanks, which have been removed.

tanks and other

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The airframe was lightened by removing armour plating, some fuel tanks and other fitments.
  • The tanks and other war wreckage from the last 30 years are strewn about the top of the hillside.
  • Caught by surprise by the Afrika Korps, the Allies lost over 110 tanks and other heavy equipment.
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