Definition of tank engine in English:
A steam locomotive carrying fuel and water receptacles in its own frame, not in a tender.
- Thomas the Tank Engine and his saddle tank engine, Percy, return to the Steam railway for a ‘Day out with Thomas’.
- It has the image of a tank engine - owned by Keighley & Worth Valley Railway - steaming magnificently forward.
- She said 3- to 7-year-olds come to the park to see the tank engine made famous in the children's book series.
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