Tank (?), n. A pond, pool, or small
lake, natural or artificial.
We stood in the afterglow on the bank of the
tank and saw the ducks come homa. F.
The tanks are full and the grass is
Tank (?), n. A small Indian dry measure,
averaging 240 grains in weight; also, a Bombay weight of 72 grains, for
Tank, n. [Pg. tanque, L.
stangum a pool; or perhaps of East Indian origin. Cf. Stank,
n.] A large basin or cistern; an artificial
receptacle for liquids.
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
(Zoöl.), a small nematoid worm found in the water tanks of
India, supposed by some to be the young of the Guinea worm.