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Definition of Tank


  1. A pond, pool, or small lake, natural or artificial.
  2. A small Indian dry measure, averaging 240 grains in weight; also, a Bombay weight of 72 grains, for pearls.
  3. A large basin or cistern; an artificial receptacle for liquids.

Tank Quotations

No aquarium, no tank in a marine land, however spacious it may be, can begin to duplicate the conditions of the sea. And no dolphin who inhabits one of those aquariums or one of those marine lands can be considered normal.
Jacques Yves Cousteau

I was riding dirt bikes when I was a little kid. I got my first Harley Davidson when I was 17 years old. It was a frame with wheels and a tank on it and all the parts in a box.
David Labrava

Cancer is a great wake-up call. A call to take the tag off the new lingerie and wear that black lacy slip. To open the box of pearls and put them on. To crack open the bath oil beads before they shrivel up in a bowl on the toilet tank.
Regina Brett

I'm into a casual-dressing girl: blue jeans and a tank top is super sexy.
Jensen Ackles

Civilization is a youth with a molotov cocktail in his hand. Culture is the Soviet tank or L.A. cop that guns him down.
Edward Abbey
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Tank Translations

tank in Afrikaans is tenk
tank in Danish is tank
tank in Dutch is reservoir, vergaarbak
tank in French is tank, cuirass, char
tank in Italian is corazza, serbatoio
tank in Latin is lacus
tank in Norwegian is tank
tank in Portuguese is tanque
tank in Spanish is tanque
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