Definition of oil tank in English:

oil tank


  • A container for holding or storing oil.

    ‘a number of underground oil tanks are buried on the site’
    • ‘A 100-litre oil tank is hidden within the engine compartment.’
    • ‘Service calls to repair oil tanks are not covered under the plan.’
    • ‘The oil tank wagons weigh 19 tons each and have a carrying capacity of 43 000 litres.’
    • ‘If the oil tank is low, the tank can call your supplier for a refill.’
    • ‘We were pumping fuel oil from a 2,000-gallon oil tank.’
    • ‘Another issue with old oil tanks comes up if you are selling your home.’
    • ‘We saw a small leak in the fuel line running from the oil tank to the furnace.’
    • ‘There are pumping stations and storage sites with lines of giant oil tanks.’
    • ‘The movie is set in an abbreviated Middle East landscape of oil tanks, pipelines, helicopters and parched earth.’
    • ‘He installed a new oil tank.’