verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for tanker
They pump their haul of diluted bitumen into tanker cars in the terminal's loading yard, thick with the smell of petroleum.
Twenty minutes later, Clay and the carrier driver had the new part installed and the tanker was on his way once again.Code Three|Rick Raphael
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.
Id oughter chained the wheels, said Tanker Ike grimly, as he tried to force the brake lever forward another notch.Jack Ranger's Gun Club|Clarence Young
For the time, at least, the tanker and its priceless cargo were saved.
British Dictionary definitions for tanker
Word Origin and History for tanker
"ship for carrying oil or other liquid cargo," 1900, from tank (n.).