Part of speech: noun

A large receptacle for containing a fluid.

Part of speech: noun

An armored car propelled by motor power and resembling a metal tank.

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Usage examples "tank":

  1. A voice from the Tank said: " Come round to this side." - "From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917", Philip Gibbs.
  2. Jesus is der one we're ter tank. - "Jimmie Moore of Bucktown", Melvin Earnest Trotter.
  3. In the bottom of the tank is a trap- door that, upon being opened, quickly fills a car placed below. - "Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast", Samuel Adams Drake.