tanker

[ tang-ker ]
/ ˈtæŋ kər /

noun

a ship, airplane, or truck designed for bulk shipment of liquids or gases.

verb (used with object)

to transport by tanker.

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Origin of tanker

First recorded in 1895–1900; tank + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for tanker

tanker
/ (ˈtæŋkə) /

noun

a ship, lorry, or aeroplane designed to carry liquid in bulk, such as oil
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