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English noun: tank

1. tank (artifact) an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads


Synonymsarmored combat vehicle, armoured combat vehicle, army tank


Broader (hypernym)armored vehicle, armoured vehicle, military vehicle, tracked vehicle


Narrower (hyponym)panzer


Part holonymcannon, gun enclosure, gun turret, turret


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. tank (artifact) a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids


Synonymsstorage tank


Broader (hypernym)vessel


Narrower (hyponym)aquarium, cistern, fish tank, gas holder, gas tank, gasoline tank, gasometer, hot-water heater, hot-water tank, marine museum, petrol tank, reservoir, septic tank, water heater, water tank

3. tank (quantity) as much as a tank will hold


Synonymstankful


Broader (hypernym)containerful

4. tank (artifact) a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk


Synonymstank car


Broader (hypernym)freight car

5. tank (artifact) a cell for violent prisoners


Synonymscooler


Broader (hypernym)cell, jail cell, prison cell


English verb: tank

1. tank (possession) store in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)store

2. tank (consumption) consume excessive amounts of alcohol


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)booze, drink, fuddle

3. tank (change) treat in a tank


SamplesTank animal refuse.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)process, treat









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