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  • as invessel
  • as infighter

synonyms for tanker

  • barge
  • boat
  • craft
  • liner
  • ocean liner
  • bark
  • bottom
  • bucket
  • can
  • steamer
  • tub
  • bateau
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How to use tanker in a sentence

Montgomery County Fire Department spokesman Pete Piringer said a tanker truck and several vehicles were involved in the crash and that three people were transported to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.
I-270 SOUTHBOUND REOPENS AFTER TANKER TRUCK CRASH IN MD.JUSTIN WM. MOYERFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With one typical method, a human operator lowers a long boom from the tanker to the top of the receiving plane.
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That essentially left the tanker to rot, fueling fears the oil on board might eventually spill into the waters below.
A STRANDED OIL TANKER AT RISK OF SPILLING IN THE CARIBBEAN LOOKS TO BE SAFE — FOR NOWJARIEL ARVINOCTOBER 22, 2020VOX
SilverLiner, a tanker truck manufacturing company, also has hired 13 employees, Mura said.
THE ELK, THE TOURISTS AND THE MISSING COAL COUNTRY JOBSBY R.G. DUNLOP, KENTUCKY CENTER FOR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTINGOCTOBER 22, 2020PROPUBLICA
For the most part, tankers like the one Hopf flies drop a line of retardant not on the fire itself, but in a place that will help steer or contain the blaze.
HOW AERIAL FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE BLAZES FROM THE SKIESROB VERGERAUGUST 27, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
So first they started attacking tankers, then they shot down a drone.
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Twenty minutes later, Clay and the carrier driver had the new part installed and the tanker was on his way once again.
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Usually it is only the drunks who come over the side of an oil-tanker singing, but this was no drunk.
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One of the two Oman ships had been converted into a fuel-tanker and its yawning holds were being filled first.
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All too soon, however, the heavily laden tanker appeared in the sky over Ardane.
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