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Meaning of TANK

Pronunciation:  tangk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a cell for violent prisoners
  2. [n]  a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
  3. [n]  an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
  4. [n]  a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk
  5. [n]  as much as a tank will hold
  6. [v]  treat in a tank; "tank animal refuse"
  7. [v]  store in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it
 

TANK is a 4 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: armored combat vehicle, armoured combat vehicle, army tank, cooler, storage tank, tank car, tankful
 
 See Also: aquarium, armored vehicle, armoured vehicle, cannon, cell, cistern, containerful, fish tank, freight car, gas holder, gas tank, gasoline tank, gasometer, gun enclosure, gun turret, hot-water heater, hot-water tank, jail cell, marine museum, military vehicle, panzer, prison cell, process, reservoir, septic tank, store, tracked vehicle, treat, turret, vessel, vivarium, water heater, water tank

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tank\, n.
    A pond, pool, or small lake, natural or artificial.
    
          We stood in the afterglow on the bank of the tank and
          saw the ducks come homa.                 --F.
                                                   Remington.
    
          The tanks are full and the grass is high. --Lawson.
    
    
  2. \Tank\, n.
    A small Indian dry measure, averaging 240 grains in weight;
    also, a Bombay weight of 72 grains, for pearls. --Simmonds.
    
    
  3. \Tank\, n. [Pg. tanque, L. stangum a pool; or perhaps of
    East Indian origin. Cf. {Stank}, n.]
    A large basin or cistern; an artificial receptacle for
    liquids.
    
    {Tank engine}, a locomotive which carries the water and fuel
       it requires, thus dispensing with a tender.
    
    {Tank iron}, plate iron thinner than boiler plate, and
       thicker than sheet iron or stovepipe iron.
    
    {Tank worm} (Zo["o]l.), a small nematoid worm found in the
       water tanks of India, supposed by some to be the young of
       the Guinea worm.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a tank filled with water in your dream means prosperity and satisfaction with the current state of your life. Seeing a tank truck in your dream, suggests that you are willing to find protection via destructive means. The way you are expressing your anger and feelings my be hurtful and volatile.
 

 

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