Recent Examples of tanker from the Web
This storm could cause more refinery closures and prevent tankers from moving fuel in-and-out of Texas ports, which would cause gas prices to surge from 10-30 cents.
On Monday his ship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia.
The U.S. Navy on Thursday ended the search-and-rescue mission for the nine sailors still missing after Monday’s collision between the U.S.S. John S. McCain and an oil tanker.
Navy Commander Admiral Scott H. Swift said divers have found remains of some of the 10 missing U.S. sailors from the USS John S. McCain, the Navy warship that collided with an oil tanker on Monday.
About 400 firefighters were working the fire Thursday; air tankers and helicopters are providing support, Central Oregon fire officials say.
After a week of arsons, racing up Tasley Road in the middle of the night to drive the tankers and engines, Richie was the first to move in, with a laundry basket full of clothes.
Despite promises to the contrary, Mueller’s investigation has been leaking like a rusty oil tanker, and Trump seems to believe he’s being tried in the press.
The company produces the iconic aerial tillers, pumpers, tankers, and rescue trucks driven by first responders across the country every day.
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First Known Use of tanker
TANKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tanker for English Language Learners
: a vehicle (such as a ship, truck, or airplane) that is designed to carry liquids
TANKER Defined for Kids
Definition of tanker for Students
- oil tankers
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