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English translation: tank truck / tank trailer / tank semi-trailer

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Polish term or phrase:autocysterna
English translation:tank truck / tank trailer / tank semi-trailer
Entered by: Jacek Krankowski
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17:06 Mar 29, 2001
Polish to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Polish term or phrase: autocysterna
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aardvaark
tank truck / tank trailer / tank semi-trailer
Explanation:
Depending on the type, CYSTERNA may be:

TANK TRUCK - cysterna na ciężarówce
TANK TRAILER - cysterna na przyczepie
TANK SEMITRAILER - cysterna na naczepie

TANKER is out of the question as it means ZBIORNIKOWIEC and refers to a ship.

Hope it helps you out, Ardvark
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Summary of answers provided
natank-car, etc.Serge
namore on the "tanker" optionartyan
natank truck / tank trailer / tank semi-trailer
Robert Pranagal
naSee below.artyan
natanker truckGeorge Fabian


  

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1 hr
tanker truck


Explanation:
tanker truck

George Fabian
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6 hrs
See below.


Explanation:
There are various ways, in which "autocysterna" can be translated into English.

Four general ways are:
tank truck
tanker truck
tank car
road tanker

If you wish, you can also specify the product transported, in one of the following ways:

oil tank truck
oil-delivery truck
water tanker
milk tank truck
water-truck
cement truck

Hope that this helps,

Best regards,

Artyan



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artyan
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6 hrs
tank truck / tank trailer / tank semi-trailer


Explanation:
Depending on the type, CYSTERNA may be:

TANK TRUCK - cysterna na ciężarówce
TANK TRAILER - cysterna na przyczepie
TANK SEMITRAILER - cysterna na naczepie

TANKER is out of the question as it means ZBIORNIKOWIEC and refers to a ship.

Hope it helps you out, Ardvark


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Robert Pranagal
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11 hrs
more on the "tanker" option


Explanation:

I would like to clarify my answer, if I could. Not necessarily does "tanker" imply only the sea vessels. It can also stand for the highway vehicle, more commonly known as the tank truck, which I would prefer to write as well.

Regarding the option of "water tanker", please see some of the examples below:

... but the water tanker traffic on the Sarkhej-Gandhinagar
highway is evidence enough that these water merchants would go to any ...
www.timesofindia.com/010500/01indi2.htm

... on Super Highway. Mohammed Wasim, aged 21, was driving a water tanker on Super Highway
when the tanker went out of his control and overturned in Sachal. Waseem ...
www.dawn.com/2000/05/13/local6.htm

... the Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company located in Greenwood, Delaware along highway
US-13. This water tanker is just a sampling of some of the nicest equipment I ...
www.angelfire.com/la2/siresphotos/fire/tanker/

Hope that you will find my answers of some help.

Best regards,

Artyan


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artyan
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14 hrs
tank-car, etc.


Explanation:
tank-car, road tank car, tank lorry, truck tank, road tanker, truck tanker, tanker, oil truck, tank truck,gasoline truck,fuel truck,oil-delivery [oil tank] truck,etc.
Also:cesspool [cesspit] emptier, cesspoolage truck,petrol tanker;water-truck, refrigerated tank truck, insulated food tank truck, fire-extinguishing tanker, fire-tank
wag(g)on , etc., etc.

Hope it can help you.
Best Regards,
Serge




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