Definition of "tanks" []

  • A large container or reservoir for the storage of liquids or gases (noun)
  • An armoured combat vehicle moving on tracks and armed with guns, etc, originally developed in World War I (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A reservoir, lake, or pond (noun)
  • A light-tight container inside which a film can be processed in daylight, the solutions and rinsing waters being poured in and out without light entering (noun)
  • Any large dish or container used for processing a number of strips or sheets of film (noun)
  • A jail (noun)
  • A jail cell (noun)
  • The quantity contained in a tank (noun)
  • A dam formed by excavation (noun)
  • To put or keep in a tank (verb)
  • To move like a tank, esp heavily and rapidly (verb)
  • To defeat heavily (verb)
  • To fail, esp commercially (verb)
  • Plural form of tank. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

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Use "tanks" in a sentence
  • "Canadian scientists engineered their own set of fast growing salmon and tested their behavior in tanks with other fish."
  • "Lots of big pictures showing soldiers doing brilliant things in tanks, helicopters etc and being fed wonderful food with a smile."
  • "The parade itself is led by the Mexican army in tanks and humvees."