- 1 (for liquid, gas) depósito (masculine), tanque (masculine); (on trucks, rail wagons etc) cisterna (feminine) fermentation tanks cubas (feminine plural) de fermentación developing tank [Photography/Fotografía] cubeta (feminine) de revelado [Cars/Automovilismo] tanque (masculine), depósito (masculine)More example sentences
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- Only two tonnes of liquid chlorine spilt from a storage tank after an equipment failure, but it was enough to cause plenty of drama.
- The protest forced the field to halt production in order to prevent its 2,000-barrel storage tanks from overflowing.
- Moreover, much of the water supply is deliberately contaminated by willful destruction of sewers, water pipes and storage tanks.
- The fuel tank still contained gasoline and the majority of rubber hoses and other rubber items were in such condition that they could be reused if wanted.
- With a full tank of fuel, the weight bias shifts rearwards slightly, which helps traction, as does the standard limited slip differential.
- Fuel tanks could be considered the container of the lifeblood of your Mazda.
- 2 [Military/Militar] tanque (masculine), carro (masculine) de combateMore example sentences
- There is no doubt we have the finest tanks and infantry fighting vehicles in the world.
- Among the advantages, few of the Army's tanks and armored fighting vehicles were lost to enemy action, and in most cases, their crews survived.
- Other reports indicated that hundreds of people were being indiscriminately mowed down by tanks and armoured vehicles in various suburbs.
- 3 (jail) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot], cárcel (feminine), cana (feminine) (South America/América del Sur) [slang/argot], chirona (feminine) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], tanque (masculine) or tambo (masculine) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar], guandoca (feminine) (Colombia) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- I got thrown in once when I was underage, not to eventful though...tried to get a cop to drive me home, he said sure and drove me straight to the tank.
- And don't refrain from telling your friends: Among drunks, the real ones anyway, a night in the tank is a very large feather in the drinking cap.
- Get thrown in the tank and they let me out at 6am and give me back my shoe laces and bifocal sunglasses I don't even remember them and just kind of smiled when the girl was emptying the bag.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], [stock market] venirse* abajo; [movie/show] fracasar estrepitosamente
tank upverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 (with fuel) llenar el tanque, repostar 1.2 (with alcohol) [colloquial/familiar] tomarse unas cuantas [colloquial/familiar]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Mexico's muralist movement flourished between the two World Wars during a time of nationalist fervor. It was led by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros. Their work reflected revolutionary themes and working-class struggle. They decorated many public buildings.