Meaning of TANK in English

TANK

I.

noun

1 container

ADJECTIVE

▪ empty , full

▪ glass , steel

▪ 4-foot , 50-gallon , 80-litre/80-liter , etc.

▪ fuel , oil , oxygen , water

the hot and cold water ~s

▪ gas , gasoline ( AmE ), petrol ( BrE ), propane ( esp. AmE ) (In the US, gas tank usually refers to the part of a car or motorbike that contains petrol/gasoline. In the UK, it refers to a container for a gas.)

▪ holding , storage

a water storage ~

▪ main

▪ septic

▪ fish

VERB + TANK

▪ fill , refill

▪ drain , empty

▪ puncture , rupture

The truck crashed into a wall and ruptured a fuel ~.

▪ clean , clean out

I cleaned out the fish ~ today.

TANK + VERB

▪ contain sth

PREPOSITION

▪ in a/the ~ , into a/the ~

Put a little fish food into the ~.

▪ ~ of

a full ~ of petrol ( BrE )

a full ~ of gasoline/gas ( AmE )

2 military vehicle

ADJECTIVE

▪ armoured/armored , army , battle

VERB + TANK

▪ climb into , get into

▪ drive

▪ employ , use

an analysis of how ~s were employed on the battlefield

▪ destroy

TANK + VERB

▪ roll

Tanks rolled in to end the siege.

▪ advance , attack

▪ fire

TANK + NOUN

▪ battalion , company ( esp. AmE ), corps , platoon ( AmE ), regiment ( esp. BrE )

▪ commander , crew

II.

verb

Tank is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ market

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .