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Noun
1. the capacity of a tank or tanks.
2. the actual process of storing liquids in a tank.
3. the fee for above storage.
4. the residue on tanks left over after fat has been rendered from dead tissue. It's used as fertilizer.

Tank"age (?), n.

1.

The act or process of putting or storing in tanks.

2.

Fees charged for storage in tanks.

3.

The capacity or contents of a tank or tanks.

4. (Agric.)

Waste matter from tanks; esp., the dried nitrogenous residue from tanks in which fat has been rendered, used as a fertilizer.

 

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