- 1.1 (ship) buque (masculine) cisterna or tanque (oil) tanker petrolero (masculine)More example sentences1.2 (truck) camión (m) cisterna, pipa (f) (Mexico/México) 1.3 (aircraft) avión (masculine) cisterna
- 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.
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...
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.