tankage

[ tang-kij ]
/ ˈtæŋ kɪdʒ /

noun

the capacity of a tank or tanks.
the act or process of storing liquid in a tank.
the fee charged for such storage.
the residue from tanks in which carcasses and other offal have been steamed and the fat has been rendered, used as a fertilizer.

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Origin of tankage

First recorded in 1865–70; tank + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for tankage

tankage
/ (ˈtæŋkɪdʒ) /

noun

the capacity or contents of a tank or tanks
the act of storing in a tank or tanks, or a fee charged for such storage
agriculture
  1. fertilizer consisting of the dried and ground residues of animal carcasses
  2. a protein supplement feed for livestock
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