tanker

tanker(
tahng
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kuhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (nautical)
a. el buque cisterna
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A tanker arrived in the port bringing potable water to hurricane victims.Un buque cisterna llegó al puerto con agua potable para las víctimas del huracán.
b. el petrolero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(carrying oil)
When the tanker went aground, it was feared that there could be a major spill.Cuando el petrolero varó, se temía que hubiera un derrame grave.
2. (vehicle)
a. el camión cisterna
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The tanker pulled into the gas station, and the driver began to fill up the reservoir.El camión cisterna llegó a la gasolinera, y el conductor empezó a llenar el depósito.
3. (aviation)
a. el avión cisterna
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A tanker has just taken off to refuel Air Force One.Un avión cisterna acaba de despegar para abastecer el avión presidencial.
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tanker
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (ship; in general)
a. el buque cisterna
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (for oil)
a. el petrolero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
3. (lorry)
a. el camión cisterna
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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tanker [ˈtæŋkəʳ]
noun
(ship) buque-cisterna (m); (carrying oil) petrolero (m); (lorry) camión (m) cisterna
an oil tanker un petrolero; a petrol tanker un camión cisterna
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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