oil tanker
Oiler \Oil"er\, n. 1. One who deals in oils. [1913 Webster]

2. One who, or that which, oils. [1913 Webster]

3. An {oil tanker}. [PJC]

4. A ship which is powered by oil. [PJC]

5. An oilcan. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • oil tanker — oil .tanker n a large ship that carries oil …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • oil tanker — oil ,tanker noun count a large ship that carries oil …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • oil tanker — noun a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk • Syn: ↑oiler, ↑tanker, ↑tank ship • Derivationally related forms: ↑oil (for: ↑oiler) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • oil tanker — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms oil tanker : singular oil tanker plural oil tankers a large ship that carries oil …   English dictionary

  • oil tanker — a large ship specifically designed for transporting crude oil in bulk across the oceans. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • oil tanker — noun (C) a ship that has large containers for carrying oil …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ˈoil ˌtanker — noun [C] a large ship that carries oil …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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