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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Tank engine (0.00860 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Tank engine.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: tank engine tank engine n : a locomotive that carries its own fuel and water; no tender is needed [syn: tank locomotive]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tank engine Tank \Tank\ (t[a^][ng]k), n. [Pg. tanque, L. stangum a pool; or perhaps of East Indian origin. Cf. Stank, n.] 1. A large basin or cistern; an artificial receptacle for liquids. [1913 Webster] 2. A pond, pool, or small lake, natural or artificial. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] We stood in the afterglow on the bank of the tank and saw the ducks come home. --F. Remington. The tanks are full and the grass is high. --Lawson. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. (Mil.) a heavily armored combat vehicle which moves on caterpillar treads, rather than wheels. It typically carries a cannon and a heavy machine, and sometimes other weapons. It is the main distinguishing weapon of an armored division. [PJC] 4. a jail cell for temporarily holding prisoners, as in a police station. [PJC] Tank engine, a locomotive which carries the water and fuel it requires, thus dispensing with a tender. Tank iron, plate iron thinner than boiler plate, and thicker than sheet iron or stovepipe iron. Tank worm (Zo["o]l.), a small nematoid worm found in the water tanks of India, supposed by some to be the young of the Guinea worm. [1913 Webster]

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