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oil tanker

a large ship specifically designed for transporting crude oil in bulk across the oceans.
1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples for oil tanker
  • Explain that this is what can happen when an oil tanker spills its oil into the ocean.
  • On an oil tanker, the note seemed strangely redundant.
  • He led the rescue of a grounded oil tanker during a winter storm, preventing an environmental disaster.
  • The oil tanker, however, sustained heavy damage to its midsection.
  • The first engine was fabricated from a refurbished oil tanker.
  • The trophy is a bronze relief featuring hazmat workers in full protective gear working on a fuel spill from a damaged oil tanker.

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