Definition of Tank shell

1. Noun. A shell fired by the cannon on a tank.

Generic synonyms: Shell



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tank Shell

tank car
tank circuit
tank destroyer
tank destroyers
tank driver
tank engine
tank engines
tank farm
tank farming
tank furnace
tank iron
tank loaf
tank locomotive
tank park
tank respirator
tank shell (current term)
tank ship
tank slapper
tank suit
tank top
tank tops
tank town
tank up
tank wagon
tanka
tanka prose
tankage
tankages
tankard
tankards

Literary usage of Tank shell

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1. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"... of steel with welded seam, weighing not less than 21 pounds per square foot The neck of the flange must be covered to suit the radius of the tank shell. ..."

2. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"The neck of the flange must be covered to suit the radius of the tank shell. The manhole shall be fitted with a steel cover plate |-inch thick, ..."

3. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"The neck of the flange must be covered to suit the radius of the tank shell. The manhole shall be fitted with a steel cover plate 5-inch thick, ..."

4. Petroleum Production Methods by John R. Suman (1921)
"Neck of flange must be covered to suit radius of tank shell. The manhole shall be fitted ... The manhole shall be riveted to tank shell with %-inch rivets ..."

5. Quarterly of the National Fire Protection Association by National Fire Protection Association (1896)
"This failure was caused by flame impinging on the tank shell from burning vapors from the two-inch vent causing the metal to soften. ..."

6. Evaluation of Design Criteria for Oil Storage Tanks with Frangible Roof Joints by Daniel Swenson, Don Fenton, Zhi Lu, Asif Ghori, Joe Baalman (1997)
"The strains were measured by eight strain gauges mounted at the top of the tank shell. The gauges were located two inches down from the roof-to-shell joint ..."

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