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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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