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tank

 [tank]
an artificial receptacle for liquids.
Hubbard tank a tank in which exercises may be performed under water; see also hubbard tank.

tank

(tank),
A device made to receive and/or hold liquids.

tank

an artificial receptacle for liquids.

bulk t
a refrigerated storage tank for milk collection from a farm.
horse flotation tank
used to suspend horses with limb-bone injuries during repair phase. Water is warmed and filtered and the horse may be kept in the tank for periods of up to 3 months but if suspension has been almost complete and is ceased suddenly the osteoporosis due to weightlessness may cause bone fractures.
x-ray processing tank
usually in four compartments, one for developing, one for wash water, one for fixing and one for rinsing.
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This contract worth EUR60 million (USD67 million) is for deliver of integrated logistics support to Leopard 1A5BR main battle tanks (MBTs), Gepard 1A2 self-propelled anti-aircraft guns (SPAAGs), Leopard 1BR-based support vehicles, and associated simulation systems.
In February 2013, Brigadier General Pourdastan said that Iran's newly unveiled optimized home-made tank has higher capabilities compared with Russian T-72 main battle tanks.
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This would be the first phase of the announced Force Mobility Enhancement Vehicle (FMEV) program, wherein Canada intends to acquire specialized armoured engineering and recovery vehicles compatible with our current fleet of Leopard 2A6M main battle tanks (see related article on page 8).