HyperDic: tank

English > 8 senses of the word tank:
NOUNartifacttank, army tank, armored combat vehicle, armoured combat vehiclean enclosed armored military vehicle
artifacttank, storage tanka large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids / liquids
quantitytank, tankfulas much as a tank will hold
artifacttank, tank cara freight car that transports / transports liquids / liquids or gases in bulk
artifacttank, coolera cell for violent prisoners
VERBpossessiontankstore in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it
consumptiontankconsume excessive amounts of alcohol
changetanktreat in a tank
tank > pronunciation
Soundstae'ngk
Rhymesantitank ... yank / Yank: 28 rhymes with aengk...
English > tank: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads.
Synonymsarmy tank, armored combat vehicle, armoured combat vehicle
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
PartscannonHeavy gun fired from a tank
gun enclosure, gun turret, turretA self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of rotation
NarrowerpanzerAn armored vehicle or tank
Broaderarmored vehicle, armoured vehicleA vehicle that is protected by armor plate
military vehiclevehicle used by the armed forces
tracked vehicleA self-propelled vehicle that moves on tracks
Spanishcarro de combate, tanque
Catalantanc
English > tank: 8 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids / liquids.
Synonymstorage tank
Narroweraquarium, fish tank, marine museumA tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
cistern, water tankA tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet
gas holder, gasometerA large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel
gas tank, gasoline tank, petrol tankA tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle
reservoirtank used for collecting and storing a liquid / liquid (as water or oil)
septic tanklarge tank where solid matter or sewage is disintegrated by bacteria
water heater, hot-water heater, hot-water tankA heater and storage tank to supply heated water
BroadervesselAn object used as a container (especially for liquids / liquids)
Spanishdepósito, tanque
Catalancisterna, dipòsit, tanc
Verbstanktreat in a tank
tankstore in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it
English > tank: 8 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningAs much as a tank will hold.
Synonymtankful
BroadercontainerfulThe quantity that a container will hold
Verbstankstore in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it
English > tank: 8 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA freight car that transports / transports liquids / liquids or gases in bulk.
Synonymtank car
Broaderfreight carA railway car that carries freight
Spanishvagón cisterna
Catalanvagó cisterna
English > tank: 8 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA cell for violent prisoners.
Synonymcooler
Broadercell, jail cell, prison cellA room where a prisoner is kept
Spanishchirona
Catalangarjola
English > tank: 8 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningstore in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderstoreFind a place for and put away for storage
Nounstanka large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids / liquids
tankas much as a tank will hold
tankagethe act of storing in tanks
English > tank: 8 senses > verb 2, consumption
MeaningConsume excessive amounts of alcohol.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderhit the bottle, drink, booze, fuddleconsume alcohol
English > tank: 8 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningtreat in a tank.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"tank animal refuse"
Broaderprocess, treatsubject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
Nounstanka large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids / liquids

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