tankage

noun
tank·age | \ˈtaŋ-kij \

Definition of tankage 

1a : the aggregate of tanks required for a purpose

b : the capacity or contents of a tank

2 : dried animal residues usually freed from the fat and gelatin and used as fertilizer and feedstuff

3 : the act or process of putting or storing in tanks

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Occidental, NuStar and other companies have made major investments in additional dock and tankage facilities and are planning additional ones, while several pipelines between the Permian Basin and the port are in the planning stage. Clifford Krauss, New York Times, "Oil Exports, Illegal for Decades, Now Fuel a Texas Port Boom," 5 July 2017

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First Known Use of tankage

1866, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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Tanjungpriok

tank

tanka

tankage

tankah

tankard

tank barge

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