Associations to the word «Tank»

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TANK, noun. A closed container for liquids or gases.
TANK, noun. An open container or pool for storing water or other liquids.
TANK, noun. A pond, pool, or small lake, natural or artificial.
TANK, noun. The fuel reservoir of a vehicle.
TANK, noun. The amount held by a container; a tankful.
TANK, noun. An armoured fighting vehicle, armed with a gun in a turret, and moving on caterpillar tracks.
TANK, noun. (Australian and Indian English) A reservoir or dam.
TANK, noun. (Southwestern US) (chiefly Texas) A large metal container, usually placed near a wind-driven water pump, in an animal pen or field.
TANK, noun. (Southwestern US) (chiefly Texas) By extension a small pond for the same purpose.
TANK, noun. (slang) A very muscular and physically imposing person. Somebody who is built like a tank.
TANK, noun. (role-playing games) (board games) (video games) a unit or character designed primarily around damage absorption and holding the attention of the enemy (as opposed to dealing damage, healing, or other tasks)
TANK, verb. To fail or fall (often used in describing the economy or the stock market); to degenerate or decline rapidly; to plummet.
TANK, verb. (video games) To attract the attacks of an enemy target in cooperative team-based combat, so that one's teammates can defeat the enemy in question more efficiently.
TANK, verb. To put fuel into a tank
TANK, verb. To deliberately lose a sports match with the intent of gaining a perceived future competitive advantage.
TANK, noun. A small Indian dry measure, averaging 240 grains in weight.
TANK, noun. A Bombay weight of 72 grains, for pearls.
TANK DESTROYER, noun. (military) An armoured fighting vehicle equipped with an antitank gun or missile launcher.
TANK DESTROYERS, noun. Plural of tank destroyer
TANK ENGINE, noun. A type of steam locomotive train which carries its own fuel and water in the same unit, and so does not pull a tender
TANK ENGINES, noun. Plural of tank engine
TANK FARM, noun. A piece of land on which several large storage tanks are situated.
TANK FARMS, noun. Plural of tank farm
TANK IRON, noun. Plate iron thinner than boilerplate and thicker than sheet iron or stovepipe iron
TANK LOAF, noun. A loaf of bread in a cylindrical shape with distinctive ridges around its sides.
TANK PARK, noun. An area for parking or storage of military tanks.
TANK PARK, noun. (military) (metonymy) The tank inventory of a country or army.
TANK PARK, noun. A storage facility with tanks for petroleum, etc.
TANK SLAPPER, noun. A phenomenon resulting from inadequate dampening of the steering of a motorcycle at high speed. This results in the violent oscillation of the handlebars from left to right, so that they make contact with the gas tank, which is situated on the chassis between them.
TANK SUIT, noun. Alternative form of tanksuit
TANK TOP, noun. An item of casual clothing: a top with no sleeves.
TANK TOP, noun. The top of a ship's bilge tank, usually the lowest horizontal surface on board.
TANK TOPS, noun. Plural of tank top
TANK TOWN, noun. A small, unimportant, place. (From the practice of steam locomotives stopping at small towns to take on water.)
TANK TRAP, noun. (military) Anything placed to impede the movement of tanks, such as caltrops, mines, or depressions in the ground.
TANK TRAPS, noun. Plural of tank trap
TANK UP, verb. (US) (Canada) To fill up (a tank in a vehicle with gas, petrol etc.).
TANK UP, verb. (transitive) to intoxicate (especially, with alcohol)
TANK WAGON, noun. (US) A vehicle designed to transport liquids or gases in bulk; a tanker

Dictionary definition

TANK, noun. An enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads.
TANK, noun. A large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids.
TANK, noun. As much as a tank will hold.
TANK, noun. A freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk.
TANK, noun. A cell for violent prisoners.
TANK, verb. Store in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it.
TANK, verb. Consume excessive amounts of alcohol.
TANK, verb. Treat in a tank; "tank animal refuse".

Wise words

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Blaise Pascal