Translation of tanker in Spanish:

tanker

Pronunciation: /ˈtæŋkər; ˈtæŋkə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (ship) buque (m) cisterna or tanque (oil) tanker petrolero (m)
    More example sentences
    • In July it reported three attempted boardings in less than a week, with pirates firing automatic weapons at two gas tankers and an oil tanker.
    • Not only was little attention paid to the production of essential ships such as tankers and ocean freighters, but little attempt was made to stimulate the overall growth of the economy.
    • A further boarding party from Portland then arrived to check that the tanker was carrying the cargo of water specified on her manifest.
    1.2 (truck) camión (m) cisterna, pipa (f) (Méx) 1.3 (aircraft) avión (m) cisterna

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