Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “tanker”

See all translations

tanker

noun [C] uk   /ˈtæŋ.kər/ us    /-kɚ/
a ship or vehicle that is built to carry liquid or gas: an oil tanker
Translations of “tanker”
in Korean 유조선…
in Arabic شاحِنة, ناقِلة نِفْط…
in Portuguese petroleiro, caminhão-tanque…
in Catalan vaixell/camió cisterna…
in Japanese タンカー, 油槽船, タンクローリー…
in Italian nave cisterna, autocisterna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 油船, 槽車…
in Russian танкер…
in Turkish tanker…
in Chinese (Simplified) 油船, 槽车…
in Polish tankowiec, (samochód) cysterna…
(Definition of tanker from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of tanker?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “tanker”

Definitions of “tanker” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More