säiliöauto

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

säiliö (vessel, container, cistern) +‎ auto (automobile, vehicle)

Noun[edit]

säiliöauto

  1. tank truck (US), road tanker (UK), tanker (truck equipped with a tank for transporting liquids or sometimes powders)
  2. fuel tanker, petrol tanker, road tanker (UK, tanker for liquid fuels)
  3. bowser (tank truck, especially one designed for airplane fuel transport in airports or one designed for water distribution)

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Derived terms[edit]

  • jauhesäiliöauto —powder tanker (tanker designed for transporting powders, emptying typically taking place with pressurized air)