tanker [taŋ′kər]
1. a ship with large tanks in the hull for carrying a cargo of oil or other liquids
b) a truck, semitrailer, or trailer with a tank for transporting liquids, as gasoline, or dry commodities in bulk
3. an aircraft designed to carry liquids, as chemicals, fuels, etc., for dumping on fires, refueling other aircraft in flight, etc.

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