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tanker

noun tank·er \ˈtaŋ-kər\

: a vehicle (such as a ship, truck, or airplane) that is designed to carry liquids

Full Definition of TANKER

1
a :  a cargo ship fitted with tanks for carrying liquid in bulk
b :  a vehicle on which a tank is mounted to carry fluids; also :  a cargo airplane for transporting fuel
2
:  a member of a military tank crew
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First Known Use of TANKER

1900
TANKERS Defined for Kids

tanker

noun tank·er \ˈtaŋ-kər\

Definition of TANKER for Kids

:  a vehicle or ship with tanks for carrying a liquid <oil tankers>

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