Definition of Tank ship

1. Noun. A cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk.

Exact synonyms: Oil Tanker, Oiler, Tanker
Generic synonyms: Cargo Ship, Cargo Vessel
Specialized synonyms: Supertanker
Derivative terms: Oil



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tank Ship

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
tank ship (current term)
tank slapper
tank suit
tank top
tank tops
tank town
tank up
tank wagon
tanka
tanka prose
tankage
tankages
tankard
tankards
tankas

Literary usage of Tank ship

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1. Women at Thirtysomething: Paradoxes of Attainment (1991)
"The inert gas system on the tank ship TORM THYRA was not operating. ... The tank ship STOLT EAGLE, carrying naphtha, had damaged flame screens on eight ..."

2. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1914)
"Dimensions of ship and characteristic features of the engines used. Ills. 3000 w. Genie Civil — April 12, 1913. No. 41529 D. The tank ship "Hagen," Built at ..."

3. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1914)
"Plans and general description of vessel and Diesel engines. Ills. 2700 w. Zeit des Ver deutscher Ing—April б, 1913. No. 41468 D. The Motor tank ship ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1915)
"The Diesel Oil Tank-ship "Hagen." March 21, 1913. Engineering. ... Internal-Combustion Engines for Ocean-going Ships (tank-ship .—Das Motor-tank-schiff ..."

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