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tanker

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Tank ship \Tank ship\, Tank vessel \Tank vessel\ . (Naut.) A vessel fitted with tanks for the carrying of oil or other liquid in bulk; -- called also {tanker}. A tank ship of very large capacity is called a {supertanker}. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

tanker

noun

1: a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk [syn: {oil tanker}, {oiler}, {tanker}, {tank ship}]

2: a soldier who drives a tank [syn: {tanker}, {tank driver}]


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