Meaning of TANK in English

TANK

I. noun see: stanch Date: 1609 pond , pool , a usually large receptacle for holding, transporting, or storing liquids (as water or fuel), an enclosed heavily armed and armored combat vehicle that moves on tracks, a prison cell or enclosure used especially for receiving prisoners, ~ top , ~ful noun ~like adjective II. verb Date: 1863 transitive verb to place, store, or treat in a ~, to make no effort to win ; lose intentionally , intransitive verb to lose intentionally ; give up in competition, to suffer rapid decline, failure, or collapse

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