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From a brand name. Blend of flexible +‎ tank.


flexitank (plural flexitanks)

  1. A liquid storage container made from flexible material such as polyurethane.
    • 1989, Hazardous Cargo Bulletin
      We have flexitanks, which are ideal for one-way shipment of non-hazardous liquids: and up to 30 flexitanks can be stowed in a standard 20ft box for empty return at minimal cost.
    • 2006, Industrial Fabric Products Review
      The military has long been one of the largest purchasers of flexitanks, employing them for (among other things) water storage during deployments. But that's by no means the only application.