Meaning of “hot-water tank” in the English Dictionary

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"hot-water tank" in British English

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hot-water tanknoun [ C ]

uk /hɒtˈwɔː.tə ˌsɪl.ɪn.dər/ us /hɑːtˈwɑː.t̬ɚ ˌsɪl.ɪn.dɚ/ also water heater, UK also hot-water cylinder

a metal container, usually found in or near the bathroom, that holds and heats the water for a house

(Definition of “hot-water tank” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)