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Synonyms for tanker
ˈtæŋ kərtanker

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  1. tankernoun

    crewman, armoured soldier, trooper, armored soldier, zipperhead

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oil tanker, oiler, tanker, tank shipnoun

    a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk

    tank driver, oil well, oiler, tank ship, oil tanker

  2. tanker, tank drivernoun

    a soldier who drives a tank

    tank driver, oiler, tank ship, oil tanker

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  1. List of paraphrases for "tanker":

    tank, petroleum, oil, tankers, truck, carrier

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  1. Omran Al-Zwie:

    An oil tanker was supposed to dock at the port this morning, but the weather was against this. We will wait until the weather allows us to go ahead.

  2. Loren Thompson:

    This is shaping up to be a replay of the tanker award when Boeing Co challenged the way in which Northrop was awarded a future The Air Force program.

  3. Byron Callan:

    It suggests that problems with tanker were a bigger issue than a lot of the Street had recognized.

  4. Hugo Castro:

    If you go to the canal you see a bunch of homemade floatation devices. It's such a violent gamble, and people are consistently willing to do it. a tanker truck pulled up that evening and started spraying water on the road.

  5. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh:

    The crisis with Britain is not over. Britain has the primary responsibility for ending the oil tanker crisis.

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