Definition of Supertanker

1. Noun. The largest class of oil tankers.

Generic synonyms: Oil Tanker, Oiler, Tank Ship, Tanker



Definition of Supertanker

1. Noun. An extremely large tanker ship. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Supertanker

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Supertanker

supersymmetric
supersymmetrically
supersymmetries
supersymmetrisation
supersymmetrization
supersymmetrizations
supersymmetrized
supersymmetry
supersystem
supersystems
supertable
supertables
supertalented
supertall
supertalls
supertanker (current term)
supertankers
supertask
supertasks
supertaster
supertasters
supertax
supertaxa
supertaxes
supertaxon
superteacher
superteachers
superteam
superteams
supertechnical

Literary usage of Supertanker

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1. Bioremediation: Nature's Cleanup Tool by Michael Sims (1993)
"In 1969, after the disastrous Mayo Lykes and Santa Barbara spills alerted the nation to the dangers of supertanker shipping, the president of the United ..."

2. What Happened Today? by Jill Norris, Sharon Rosenberger (2001)
"24 At four minutes past midnight in 198S, the supertanker Exxon Valdez ran aground in ... What is a supertanker? What other "super" words can you think of? ..."

3. Defense Policy in the Reagan Administration edited by William P. Snyder, James Brown (1997)
""Turning the supertanker: Arms Transfer Restraint." International Security 3. no. 4 (Spring 1979): 8-9. 5. Barry Blechman is the official quoted by Richard ..."

4. IRS Restructuring: Congressional Hearings edited by William V. Roth, Jr. (1999)
"In order to turn around the supertanker we call the 1RS, there needs to be a change in the management structure of the 1RS along the principles described ..."

5. Military Geography for Professionals and the Public by John M. Collins (2000)
"Just one supertanker laden with gasoline or naphtha would have devastating effects (70 tons of liquefied natural gas destroyed 80 square blocks in Cleveland ..."

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