tank


tank
01. The biology laboratory has a number of interesting species of crabs which they are keeping in a large [tank] of water.
02. The gas [tank] is completely empty; we're going to have to walk.
03. This [tank] can hold over 350 gallons of water.
04. The children collected fish, seastars and clams, and put them in a [tank] at school.
05. We can't put those fish in this [tank] or they'll eat all the other fish.
06. My neighbor has an incredible seawater [tank] full of beautiful tropical fish and plants.
07. The soldiers ran for cover as an enemy [tank] rumbled up the street towards them.
08. The airplanes that crashed into the World Trade Center in New York were carrying [tanks] filled with highly volatile jet fuel, which caused the huge explosions that triggered the complete destruction of the buildings.
09. The school has a [tank] in it showing all the different types of sealife found in the ocean in this area.
10. The scuba diver's air[tanks] malfunctioned, and he almost drowned.
11. Zianon Pozniak once said of Boris Yeltsin "He is an old party communist, and has the old mentality. He is good at leading from the top of a [tank]."
12. Scuba divers breathe compressed air from [tanks] they wear on their backs.
13. On the streets of Ukraine, beer is sometimes sold from large portable [tanks].
14. The beer is brewed in huge metal [tanks] for a few weeks before being ready for sale.

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