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gas tank

a tank containing the gasoline supply in a car, truck, or other gasoline-engine vehicle.
a storage tank for gas or gasoline.
Origin of gas tank
First recorded in 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He tried the starter, glanced into the gas tank, and then got in behind the steering wheel.

  • I've rattled off a lot of things before, but never the gas tank.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • After the club member had moved on, the three Cubs watched the Manheim boat fill its gas tank at a private pump.

  • His gas tank had leaked and he had dropped into the water close by Anita.

    Friend Island Francis Stevens
  • It should be screwed into the gas tank and properly regulated to maintain the pressure required.

    Aviation Engines Victor Wilfred Pag
  • He turned it and the gauge showed that the gas tank was three-quarters full.

    Operation Terror William Fitzgerald Jenkins

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