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British English: /taŋk/
American English: /tæŋk/

Translation of tank in German:


  • 1
    Tank, der
    (Railways) (in tender)
    Wasserkasten, der
    (for fish etc.) (for catching rainwater)
    Auffangbecken, das
    fill the tank
    (with fuel)

Phrasal verbs

tank up

intransitive verb
(get fuel)
transitive verb get tanked up [slang]
sich volltanken

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