Definition of Tankful

1. Noun. As much as a tank will hold.

Exact synonyms: Tank
Generic synonyms: Containerful
Derivative terms: Tank



Definition of Tankful

1. Noun. The amount that will fill a tank. ¹

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Definition of Tankful

1. the amount a tank can hold [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tankful

tankages
tankard
tankards
tankas
tankbuster
tankbusters
tanked
tanker
tanker aircraft
tanker boot
tanker boots
tanker plane
tankers
tankette
tankettes
tankful (current term)
tankfuls
tankia
tankias
tankies
tanking
tankings
tankini
tankinis
tankless
tanklike
tankling
tanklings
tankmate
tankmates

Literary usage of Tankful

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1. The Metallurgy of Gold: A Practical Treatise on the Metallurgical Treatment by Manuel Eissler (1900)
"The exact quantity of sulphur necessary to destroy the free chlorine in a tankful of gold solution is to be found out by repeated tests. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1902)
"tankful was then admitted to the tailings and continuously drained off, and a second tankful from the weak-sump was drained through the tailings in a ..."

3. Higher Arithmetic by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1897)
"A locomotive consumes fa of its tankful of water every mile; it starts with only f of a tankful; how many miles has it gone when it has T\ of a tankful left ..."

4. Higher Arithmetic by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1897)
"A locomotive consumes ^ of its tankful ... it starts with only f of a tankful; how many miles has it gone when it has T25 of a tankful left ? 6. ..."

5. Higher Arithmetic by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1900)
"A locomotive consumes ^ of its tankful of water every mile ; it starts with only | of a tankful; how many miles has it gone when it has & of a tankful left ..."

6. Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction: Submitting Outline Plan by Virginia Dept. of public instruction (1905)
"A locomotive consumes V» of its tankful of water every mile. 1f it starts with only % of a tankful, how many miles has it gone when it has 3/a of a tankful ..."

7. Transactions by American Institute of Mining Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME. (1902)
"tankful was then admitted to the tailings and continuously drained oft', and a second tankful from the weak-sump was drained through the tailings in a ..."

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