verb (used with object)
Origin of tanker
Related Words for tankercraft, barge, boat, liner, warrior, champion, mercenary, assailant, militant, soldier, boxer, combatant, opponent, warlord, bottom, bucket, can, bark, steamer, tub
Examples from the Web for tanker
Contemporary Examples of tanker
They pump their haul of diluted bitumen into tanker cars in the terminal's loading yard, thick with the smell of petroleum.Pipelines, Not Rail, Ctd.
April 10, 2013
Historical Examples of tanker
There is a ship out yonder, but its a tanker or a freighter.Dorothy Dixon and the Mystery Plane
The tanker reported a damaged rudder and a destroyer went to her aid.
The tanker at the back of the convoy and to the right was slipping behind.
For the time, at least, the tanker and its priceless cargo were saved.
Meanwhile, Tanker Ike had been anxiously scanning the horizon.Jack Ranger's Gun Club
"ship for carrying oil or other liquid cargo," 1900, from tank (n.).