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tank  


      n  
1    a large container or reservoir for the storage of liquids or gases  
tanks for storing oil     
2   
a    an armoured combat vehicle moving on tracks and armed with guns, etc.  
b    (as modifier)  
a tank commander, a tank brigade     
3      (Brit. and U.S.)  
dialect   a reservoir, lake, or pond  
4      (Photog)  
a    a light-tight container inside which a film can be processed in daylight, the solutions and rinsing waters being poured in and out without light entering  
b    any large dish or container used for processing a number of strips or sheets of film  
5    Slang     (chiefly U.S.)  
a    a jail  
b    a jail cell  
6      (Also called)    tankful   the quantity contained in a tank  
7      (Austral)   a dam formed by excavation  
      vb  
8    tr   to put or keep in a tank  
9    intr   to move like a tank, esp. heavily and rapidly  
10    Slang   to defeat heavily,   (See also)        tank up  
     (C17: from Gujarati tankh artificial lake, but influenced also by Portuguese tanque, from estanque pond, from estancar to dam up, from Vulgar Latin stanticare (unattested) to block, stanch)  
  tankless      adj  
  tanklike      adj  


drop tank  
      n   an external aircraft tank, usually containing fuel, that can be detached and dropped in flight  
flotation tank   , chamber  
      n   an enclosed ventilated tank filled with a saline solution at body temperature, in which a person floats in darkness in order to relax or meditate  
quiescent tank  
      n   a tank, usually for sewage sludge, in which the sludge is allowed to remain for a time so that sedimentation can occur  
sedimentation tank  
      n   a tank into which sewage is passed to allow suspended solid matter to separate out  
septic tank  
      n   a tank, usually below ground, for containing sewage to be decomposed by anaerobic bacteria  
surge tank  
      n     (Engineering)   a tank used to absorb surges in flow  
tank engine   , locomotive  
      n   a steam locomotive that carries its water supply in tanks mounted around its boiler  
tank farming  
      n      another name for       hydroponics  
  tank farmer      n  
tank top  
      n   a sleeveless upper garment with wide shoulder straps and a low neck, usually worn over a shirt, blouse, or jumper  
     (C20: named after tank suits, one-piece bathing costumes of the 1920s worn in tanks or swimming pools)  
tank trap  
      n   any obstacle, such as a number of concrete stumps set in the ground, designed to stop a military tank  
tank up  
      vb   adv     (Chiefly Brit)  
1    to fill the tank of (a vehicle) with petrol  
2    Slang   to imbibe or cause to imbibe a large quantity of alcoholic drink  
tank wagon   ,   (esp. U.S. and Canadian)   tank car  
      n   a form of railway wagon carrying a tank for the transport of liquids  
think-tank  
      n  
Informal   a group of specialists organized by a business enterprise, governmental body, etc., and commissioned to undertake intensive study and research into specified problems  
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n.
poisonous gas that pollutes the air in coal mines
n.
work and operations made in drilling for maintaining petroleum or Gas wells effective
q.
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french

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