Tank vessel

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tank vessel (Naut) A vessel fitted with tanks for the carrying of oil or other liquid in bulk; -- called also tanker. A tank ship of very large capacity is called a supertanker.
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Usage

In literature:

We calculated the probable weight of the vessel, and had a number of air-tanks expressly built for her floatation.
"Men of Invention and Industry" by Samuel Smiles
Two other vessels stood by her, one an exhausted petrol tank, very high out of the water, and the other a converted liner.
"The War in the Air" by Herbert George Wells
This signal arrangement includes a small tank on either side of the vessel, just below the water line.
"Sinking of the Titanic" by Various
The rising main from the air vessel to the service tank is 9 in.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883" by Various
Test tanks of known capacity are placed at each side of the vessel, but in no way connected with the reservoir or gauge.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 385, May 19, 1883" by Various
At daybreak one morning every drop of water in the vessel's tanks suddenly assumed a rich, blood-red tint.
"The Stowaway Girl" by Louis Tracy
In America the cooler is frequently replaced by a cooling tank, an enclosed vessel of some depth, capable of artificial aeration.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
A small decked vessel or tank, used by the Dutch for carrying fresh water.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The object depicted was that of a modern tank-vessel about four hundred feet in length.
"The Submarine Hunters" by Percy F. Westerman
In modern vessels the place of ballast is taken by water-tanks which are filled more or less as required to trim the ship.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
The main unit, comprising the vessels equipped with the live-bait tanks, were to begin "chumming" at once within a given area.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
The vessels for boiling vegetables are not pots, but tanks.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
They should be kept in a tank or vessel, with some sort of an island upon which they may crawl when tired of swimming.
"Harper's Round Table, June 25, 1895" by Various
This consists of a tank, usually of sheet-iron, set open-end downward in a large vessel containing water.
"A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine" by Robert H. Thurston
The drums were quickly emptied into the vessel's tanks, and the empties taken ashore again and reloaded on the wagons.
"The Fight for Constantinople" by Percy F. Westerman
These two pipes do not open directly into the tank, but into an outer vessel (O) communicating with it.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
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In news:

Solutions abound for the measurement of oxygen in applications such as tank blanketing for oxidation protection, or vessel inerting for explosion protection.
Centerline Tank & Trailer Manufacturing has introduced its patented sealed vessel sanitary vacuum system for bulk transport of liquid product, particularly dairy applications.
Centerline Tank & Trailer Manufacturing has introduced its patented sealed vessel sanitary vacuum system for bulk transport of liquid product, particularly dairy applications.
CHEMICAL, PETROLEUM, GAS & PROCESSING EQUIPMENT TANKS (VESSELS), GLASS LINED, HASTELLOY, MONEL, NICKEL, STAINLESS 200 Liter Stainless Steel Industries #N1985, 316L SS, 26"dia.x 28"straight side, 20 psi, top mounted agitator, 1995, #39196.
Intended for cleaning tanks, reactors and vessels, Spraying Systems' retractable tank washer eliminates manual cleaning and reduces consumption of chemicals and water.
We have a rubber-lined vessel for a scrubber tank.
Web-Enabled Ultrasonic Sensors for Remote Tank, Vessel Monitoring.
Monitors efforts to free the grounded tank vessel Eagle Tucson, Monday, Sept 28, 2009, near Pilottown, La.
In this Feb 13, 2012 photo, a workman welds a stainless steel tank at JV Northwest, in Camby, Ore JV Northwest manufactures stainless steel vessels.
Most large vessels use ballast tanks filled with water as a balancing mechanism.
Installed inside toilet tanks, the flushing system can burst at or near the vessel weld seam, releasing stored pressure.
Throughout the chemical process industries (CPI), the need to drain a tank or process vessel arises.
Blue Series point-of-entry filters for Cartridge Tank filtration vessels are high-performance coconut shell carbon block filters.
Thirty years ago saw the beginning of fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) pressure vessels and tanks.
CHEMICAL, PETROLEUM, GAS & PROCESSING EQUIPMENT: TANKS (VESSELS), REINFORCED FIBERGLASS.
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In science:

Actually, the detector consists of 857 kg liquid Xe in a OFHC vessel, newly developed 642 PMTs, and a 10 m diameter and 10 m height water tank.
XMASS
The pressure vessel consists of a copper or steel liner which is airtight and pushes against the steel tank.
Review of the Technical Issues Associated with the Construction of a Solar Neutrino TPC
Additional 24Na was produced in the D2O in the chimney region of the acrylic vessel, in a buffer tank used in the circulation of D2O, and in the water circulation pipes.
Electron Energy Spectra, Fluxes, and Day-Night Asymmetries of $^{8}$B Solar Neutrinos from the 391-Day Salt Phase SNO Data Set
The gas is handled by a dedicated gas system , which controls the pressure inside the vessel, keeps the radiator gas transparent in the VUV domain, fills the vessel with the radiator gas and recovers it in the storage tank.
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
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