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Tank

Slang; to drop precipitously in price.
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I've known a derelict up-end and sift her engines out of herself and flicker round the Lower Lanes for three weeks on her forward tanks only.
Tim's fingers on the lift-shunt strike chords of numbers--1:4:7:--2:4:6:--7:5:3, and so on; for he is running by his tanks only, lifting or lowering her against the uneasy air.
At last we began to claw up on a cant, bow-rudder and port-propeller together; only the nicest balancing of tanks saved us from spinning like the rifle-bullet of the old days.
Bilge-tank, upper tank, dorsal-tank, expansion-chamber, vacuum, main-return (as a liquid), and bilge-tank once more is the ordained cycle.
With an ill-will Scrooge dismounted from his stool, and tacitly admitted the fact to the expectant clerk in the Tank, who instantly snuffed his candle out, and put on his hat.
Ay tank we go into Collinsville yust der same," he said.
Ay never tank Ay see my wife never again," he confessed.
Ay tank Ay ban a great big fool," said Ole Ericsen.
He plunged into the swimming tank or went hunting with the Judge's sons; he escorted Mollie and Alice, the Judge's daughters, on long twilight or early morning rambles; on wintry nights he lay at the Judge's feet before the roaring library fire; he carried the Judge's grandsons on his back, or rolled them in the grass, and guarded their footsteps through wild adventures down to the fountain in the stable yard, and even beyond, where the paddocks were, and the berry patches.
12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanks Direct, one of the nation's largest suppliers of aboveground and underground storage tanks, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) to service 10 fuel tanks and associated industrial equipment at Dulles International Airport.
Chapter Thirteen Global and China Storage Tanks Industry Research Conclusions
Description: Under a comprehensive program initiated in 2008, the District has inspected and performed long-deferred maintenance on its steel treated water storage tanks.