Definition of Tanker

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

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



2. Noun. A soldier who drives a tank.
Exact synonyms: Tank Driver
Generic synonyms: Soldier

Definition of Tanker

1. Noun. A vessel used to transport large quantities of liquid. ¹

2. Noun. (military) Member of a tank crew, or of an armoured unit. ¹

3. Noun. (context: surfing slang) A longboard. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tanker

1. a ship designed to transport liquids [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tanker

tank top
tank tops
tank town
tank up
tank wagon
tanka
tanka prose
tankage
tankages
tankard
tankards
tankas
tankbuster
tankbusters
tanked
tanker (current term)
tanker aircraft
tanker boot
tanker boots
tanker plane
tankers
tankette
tankettes
tankful
tankfuls
tankia
tankias
tankies
tanking
tankings

Literary usage of Tanker

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1. World Energy Investment Outlook: 2003 Insights by International Energy Agency (2003)
"In addition to increasing capacity to meet demand growth, tanker-capacity additions will be required to compensate for scrappings. ..."

2. Hot Bulb Oil Engines and Suitable Vessels by Walter Pollock (1919)
"tanker which was built in 1914. This boat was the first tanker to have hot ... 211, is an oil tanker carrying 450 tons of oil or spirit, length 163 ft., ..."

3. Calendar of State Papers by Great Britain Public Record Office, John William Fortescue (1904)
"Si (/ned, J. Bridgewater, tanker- ville, Ph. Meadows, Jo. Locke, Abr. Hill. [Board of Trade. Leeward Islands, 45. pp. 83-85.] 1.138. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: And of by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1826)
"Earl of tanker- Eloy, ante, 2 vol. 386. Gallon v. ville, 3 Bro. CC 545. (1) Vide Hostel v. Price, ante, 1 Hancock, 2 Atk. 424. Marchioness of Tol. 294. ..."

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