a tank containing the gasoline supply in a car, truck, or other gasoline-engine vehicle.
a storage tank for gas or gasoline.
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How to use gas tank in a sentence
She said she’s had to think twice about her spending, even to fill the gas tank.Massachusetts Police Can Easily Seize Your Money. The DA of One County Makes It Nearly Impossible to Get It Back. | by Saurabh Datar and Shannon Dooling, WBUR | August 18, 2021 | ProPublica
Battery power frees users from the encumberment of cables and bulky gas tanks, while still packing ample power for most medium-duty jobs.Best leaf vacuum: With our picks for yard maintenance, you’ll have a clean lawn in the bag | Billy Cadden | July 21, 2021 | Popular-Science
He makes a living as a delivery driver in Prince George’s and was using the final fumes in his gas tank to find a place to fill up for a busy workday.Those cyberattacks against big corporations? They hurt the little guy the most. | Petula Dvorak | May 13, 2021 | Washington Post
The most common are gasoline-powered, which you can either hook up to your home’s gas supply, fill up, or connect to an external gas tank.
On another occasion she told them she “did not have $20 to put in her gas tank” to get to court.Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Its Poorest Residents | by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor, with data analysis by Agnel Philip | October 6, 2020 | ProPublica
They're like the kid who puts antifreeze in the gas tank and then says see, I told you that car wouldn't run.
Boom—less than 60 seconds in, and a match had exploded in the gas tank.‘The Gatekeepers,’ Brooklyn College BDS Forum: Week of Israel Debate | Gail Sheehy | February 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Linda is cautious by nature, and since 9/11 she had always kept her gas tank full and stocked her car with food and water.Rockaway Mailman Rick Gold Killed in Storm and Mourned on His Route | Michael Daly | November 9, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Authorities found a cut propane-gas tank at the home of Perriello's brother, and suspected the attack was intended for him.Obamacare Supporters Ousted in the Last Election Are Cheered by Court Ruling | Allison Yarrow | June 30, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Robert Bryce on how more corn in your gas tank can damage your car.
For a while there was the danger of a general conflagration and explosion, as the gas-tank was floating in kerosene.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
Before anyone saw me, I cupped my hand, and fired the gas tank of the nearest police cruiser.The Double Spy | Dan T. Moore
Five seconds later the inventor was creeping out along one wing toward the intake valve of the port gas tank.Tom Swift and His Giant Telescope | Victor Appleton
After the club member had moved on, the three Cubs watched the Manheim boat fill its gas tank at a private pump.Dan Carter and the River Camp | Mildred A. Wirt
“Another thing, the gas tank that feeds the motor is on the top side of the raft,” Brad said thoughtfully.Dan Carter and the River Camp | Mildred A. Wirt