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gas tank

[′gas ‚taŋk]
(engineering)
A tank for storing gas or gasoline.
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BEIRUT: A gas tank explosion at a cosmetics factory 40 kilometers north of Beirut sparked a major fire Friday that spread to two nearby buildings and injured at least three people, security sources said.
Li Moulian, who had reportedly kidnapped his 21-year-old pregnant girlfriend, set her light along with the gas tank, when the police arrived in Huizhou City, Guangdong Province, southern China, Metro.
It was a huge explosion," public security chief Major General Sa'ad Bin Jasem Al Khulaifi told a press conference, adding that the gas tank had caught on fire before it exploded.
Preliminary investigations suggested that a gas tank exploded, setting off a fire and causing part of the building to collapse, he told a news conference.
DOHA - A gas tank on the roof of a restaurant exploded in the Qatari capital Thursday, killing 12 people, mostly Asian and Arab customers, and injuring 31 others, the interior ministry said.
Honda Motor Company (NYSE: HMC) (TYO: 7267), a Japan-based automaker, is extending the warranty on the gas tank assembly of 80,000 2006-11 Honda Civic Hybrids, the New York Times has reported.
was working on his dirt bike and refilling the gas tank when it ignited.
CHILDREN and neighbouring residents were evacuated when an oak tree fell onto gas tanks at an outdoor education centre.
CNN-Turk said a giant liquefied petroleum gas tank at the hotel had been replaced only days ago.
Mr Pfeifer said these new natural gas tank specifications will enable car manufacturers to design long, slim, low-pressure tanks that fit underneath car bodies to replace the bulky high-pressure tanks that take up precious cargo storage.
The story centers on two characters: a mother who has recently lost her husband to an unexpected death, and her teenage daughter, who reacts to the death by becoming an "ecoterrorist" when she puts sugar in the gas tank of equipment used to cut down trees in the forest.
Think of it this way: You could buy a Toyota Prius that is rated to get 55mpg, but if you load it down with 5 people, poke a few holes in the gas tank, and never change the fuel filter, you'll be fortunate to get 25mpg.