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tank

 
Noun tank has 5 senses
  1. tank, army tank, armored combat vehicle, armoured combat vehicle - an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    --1 is a kind of military vehicle; armored vehicle, armoured vehicle; tracked vehicle
    --1 has parts: cannon; gun enclosure, gun turret, turret
    --1 has particulars: panzer
  2. tank, storage tank - a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    --2 is a kind of vessel
    --2 has particulars:
     aquarium, fish tank, marine museum; cistern, water tank; gas holder, gasometer; gas tank, gasoline tank; reservoir; septic tank; water heater, hot-water heater, hot-water tank
    Derived forms: verb tank2, verb tank1
  3. tank, tankful - as much as a tank will hold
    --3 is a kind of containerful
    Derived form: verb tank1
  4. tank car, tank - a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk
    --4 is a kind of freight car
  5. cooler, tank - a cell for violent prisoners
    --5 is a kind of cell, jail cell, prison cell
Verb tank has 2 senses
  1. tank - store in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it
    --1 is one way to
    store
    Derived forms: noun tank3, noun tank2, noun tankage3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. tank - treat in a tank; "tank animal refuse"
    --2 is one way to
    process, treat
    Derived form: noun tank2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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