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tank US English

A large receptacle or storage chamber, especially for liquid or gas

tank US Thesaurus

a hot water tank

drop tank US English

An external fuel tank on an aircraft that can be jettisoned when empty

tank farm US English

An area of oil or gas storage tanks

tank top US English

A close-fitting sleeveless top

tank town US English

A small unimportant town (used originally of a town at which trains stopped to take on water)

drunk tank US English

A large prison cell for the detention of drunks

saddle tank US English

A small steam locomotive with a water tank that fits over the top and sides of the boiler like a saddle

septic tank US English

A tank, typically underground, in which sewage is collected and allowed to decompose through bacterial activity before draining by means of a leaching field

surge tank US English

A tank connected to a pipe carrying a liquid and intended to neutralize sudden changes of pressure in the flow by filling when the pressure increases and emptying when it drops

tank engine US English

A steam locomotive carrying fuel and water receptacles in its own frame, not in a tender

tank killer US English

An aircraft, vehicle, or missile effective against tanks

think tank US English

A body of experts providing advice and ideas on specific political or economic problems

holding tank US English

A large container in which liquids are temporarily held

pannier tank US English

A small steam locomotive with an overhanging rectilinear water tank along each side of the boiler

Sherman tank US English

An American type of medium tank, used in large numbers during World War II

tank-farming US English

The practice of growing plants in tanks of water without soil

flotation tank US English

A lightproof, soundproof tank of salt water in which a person floats as a form of deep relaxation

antitank US English

For use against enemy tanks

header tank in header US English

A raised tank of water maintaining pressure in a plumbing system