Tank


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Tank

Slang; to drop precipitously in price.
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Liners and yachts disguise their tanks with decoration, but the G.P.O.
A hundred and fifty feet aft down the flat-topped tunnel of the tanks a violet light, restless and irresolute.
"Ay tank," said Sven Anderssen, "it blow purty soon purty hard," and then he turned and left the cabin.
"I looked at the tank while you were out of the room," said Magdalen.
He left me his Subjects and his Tank. I had no other legacy.
"Ay never tank Ay see my wife never again," he confessed.
The monkeys on the walls and the empty houses stopped their cries, and in the stillness that fell upon the city Mowgli heard Bagheera shaking his wet sides as he came up from the tank. Then the clamor broke out again.
And therefore,' he continued, leaping from his stool, and giving Bob such a dig in the waistcoat that he staggered back into the Tank again;' and therefore I am about to raise your salary.'
Shot after shot tore past or into us, but by a miracle neither Woola nor I was hit, nor were the after tanks punctured.
Perry looked to his generator; to the great tanks that held the life-giving chemicals with which he was to manufacture fresh air to replace that which we consumed in breathing; to his instruments for recording temperatures, speed, distance, and for examining the materials through which we were to pass.
Our first concern was to fill the water tanks of the U-33 with fresh water, and that having been accomplished, we set out to hunt for game and explore inland for a short distance.
The damage to the buoyancy tanks had evidently been more grievous than he had at first believed.