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tank British & World English

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

tank English Thesaurus

a hot water tank

anti-tank British & World English

For use against enemy tanks

drop tank British & World English

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

fish tank British & World English

A transparent container of water in which live fish and other water creatures and plants are kept; an aquarium

fuel tank British & World English

The container holding the fuel supply in a motor vehicle

gas tank British & World English

The container holding the petrol in a motor vehicle

tank farm British & World English

An area of oil or gas storage tanks

tank man British & World English

A person who is skilled at breaking into safes

tank top British & World English

A close-fitting sleeveless top typically worn over a shirt or blouse

tank town British & World English

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

drunk tank British & World English

A large prison cell for the detention of drunks

saddle tank British & World English

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

septic tank British & World English

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

surge tank British & World 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 British & World English

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

tank killer British & World English

An aircraft, vehicle, or missile that is effective against tanks

tank stand British & World English

A structure that supports a large container in which water is stored

think tank British & World English

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

holding tank British & World English

A large container in which liquids are temporarily held

pannier tank British & World English

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

Sherman tank British & World English

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

tank-farming British & World English

The practice of growing plants in tanks of water without soil

flotation tank British & World English

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

header tank in header British & World English

A raised tank of water maintaining pressure in a plumbing system

turkey nest British & World English

A reservoir built in flat country that has a high embankment of earth around it

turkey nest tank in turkey nest British & World English

A reservoir built in flat country that has a high embankment of earth around it