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supertanker

[soo-per-tang-ker]
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noun
  1. a tanker with a deadweight capacity of over 75,000 tons.
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Origin of supertanker

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British Dictionary definitions for supertanker

supertanker

noun
  1. a large fast tanker of more than 275 000 tons capacity
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Word Origin and History for supertanker

n.

1921, from super- + tanker.

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