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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tank /ˈtæŋk/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 槽 TNK

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tank n.
 1. A large basin or cistern; an artificial receptacle for liquids.
 2. A pond, pool, or small lake, natural or artificial.
    We stood in the afterglow on the bank of the tank and saw the ducks come home.    --F. Remington.
    The tanks are full and the grass is high.    --Lawson.
 Tank engine, a locomotive which carries the water and fuel it requires, thus dispensing with a tender.
 Tank iron, plate iron thinner than boiler plate, and thicker than sheet iron or stovepipe iron.
 Tank worm Zool., a small nematoid worm found in the water tanks of India, supposed by some to be the young of the Guinea worm.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tank n. A small Indian dry measure, averaging 240 grains in weight; also, a Bombay weight of 72 grains, for pearls.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves
           on caterpillar treads [syn: army tank, armored combat
           vehicle, armoured combat vehicle]
      2: a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or
         liquids [syn: storage tank]
      3: as much as a tank will hold [syn: tankful]
      4: a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk [syn:
          tank car]
      5: a cell for violent prisoners [syn: cooler]
      v 1: store in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it
      2: treat in a tank; "tank animal refuse"