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tanker

[tang-ker] /ˈtæŋ kər/
noun
1.
a ship, airplane, or truck designed for bulk shipment of liquids or gases.
verb (used with object)
3.
to transport by tanker.
Origin of tanker
1895-1900
1895-1900; tank + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for tankering

tanker

/ˈtæŋkə/
noun
1.
a ship, lorry, or aeroplane designed to carry liquid in bulk, such as oil
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Word Origin and History for tankering

tanker

n.

"ship for carrying oil or other liquid cargo," 1900, from tank (n.).

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Slang definitions & phrases for tankering

tanker

noun

A competitive swimmer: The Lady Hawk tankers sprinted to nine first-place finishes (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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