tanker noun

1 ship carrying oil or petrol

ADJ. giant, huge, large | gas, oil | coastal

TANKER + VERB carry sth, transport sth a tanker carrying thousands of tons of crude oil | run aground The tanker ran aground in heavy seas and is breaking up on the rocks. | break up | spill sth A damaged tanker has spilled millions of gallons of oil into the sea.

TANKER + NOUN disaster, spill the worst year for tanker spills for ten years | fleet | route | traffic | operator, owner

2 heavy vehicle for carrying liquids

ADJ. fuel, milk, petrol | road


TANKER + VERB carry sth

TANKER + NOUN driver