There are 2 translations of tank in Spanish:

tank1

Pronunciation: /tæŋk/

n

  • 1 (for liquid, gas) depósito (m), tanque (m); (on trucks, rail wagons etc) cisterna (f) fermentation tanks cubas (feminine plural) de fermentación developing tank [Photography/Fotografía] cubeta (feminine) de revelado fish tank pecera (feminine) fuel tank depósito (masculine) del combustible [Cars/Automovilismo] tanque (m), depósito (m)
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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.
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    • 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 (m), carro (m) de combate
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    • 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.

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There are 2 translations of tank in Spanish:

tank2

vi

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], [stock market] venirse* abajo; [movie/show] fracasar estrepitosamente
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    • ‘This will result in either people staying in and drinking or getting tanked up before they go out,’ he said.
    • "They're getting tanked up on those alcopop drinks and by the time it comes to midnight they're all over the place," he said.
    • Perhaps alcohol consumption would be more responsible if fans could drink at grounds rather than feeling the need to get tanked up before the game.
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    • I know a great deal about movies - what's tanking, what's opened wide, what's in turnaround, what the buzz is.
    • For a movie that was so different, it should surprise no one that the movie tanked at the box office and was generally reviled by the critical press.
    • As the rest of Asia's economies tanked during the financial crisis that began in 1997, Taiwan remained afloat.
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    • Unless you'd rather believe that the Yankee hitters all hate him and are tanking deliberately in games when he starts.
    • The team begins this season with a thrilling comeback against Washington State, then tanks the next three games.
    • People who accuse teams of tanking it in order to get a higher draft pick don't understand the mentality that is prevalent in the National Football League.
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    • That must have been such a shaming thing to go back up to Manchester with: 6-3 by a team with the tiniest ground in the world and we tanked them.
    • By the brutal code of Hollywood, if your big-budget television series isn't tanking the opposition after the first five episodes, it risks being binned.
    • Do you see those guys really tanking him in 2004?

Phrasal verbs

tank up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
1.1 (with fuel) llenar el tanque, repostar 1.2 (with alcohol) [colloquial/familiar] tomarse unas cuantas [colloquial/familiar]

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