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Meaning of “tanker” in the English Dictionary

"tanker" in British English

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tankernoun [C]

uk   /ˈtæŋ.kər/  us   /-kɚ/
a ​ship or ​vehicle that is ​built to ​carryliquid or ​gas: an oil tanker
(Definition of tanker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tanker" in American English

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tankernoun [C]

 us   /ˈtæŋ·kər/
a ​ship, ​aircraft, or ​truckbuilt to ​carryliquids or ​gases: an ​oil tanker We ​watched a tanker coming into the ​harbor.
(Definition of tanker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"tanker" in Business English

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tankernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtæŋkər/ TRANSPORT
a ​ship or ​vehicle which is ​built to ​carryliquid or ​gas: an oil/​petrol/refuelling tanker a tanker ​driver
(Definition of tanker from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tanker”
in Arabic شاحِنة, ناقِلة نِفْط…
in Korean 유조선…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 油船, 槽车…
in Turkish tanker…
in Russian танкер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 油船, 槽車…
in Italian nave cisterna, autocisterna…
in Polish tankowiec, (samochód) cysterna…
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