storage tank

Definitions of storage tank
  1. noun
    a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    synonyms: tank
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    a commercial aquarium featuring trained dolphins
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    aquarium, fish tank, marine museum
    a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
    cistern, water tank
    a tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet
    gas holder, gasometer
    a large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel
    gas tank, gasoline tank, petrol tank
    a tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle
    reservoir
    tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil)
    septic tank
    large tank where solid matter or sewage is disintegrated by bacteria
    hot-water heater, hot-water tank, water heater
    a heater and storage tank to supply heated water
    cistern
    an artificial reservoir for storing liquids; especially an underground tank for storing rainwater
    fish bowl, fishbowl, goldfish bowl
    a transparent bowl in which small fish are kept
    sump
    an oil reservoir in an internal combustion engine
    water back
    water heater consisting of a tank or pipes set at the back of a fireplace or in the firebox of a stove
    water tower
    a large reservoir for water
    type of:
    vessel
    an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
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