Tank

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Tank

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1. A container incorporated into the structure of a liquid propellant rocket from which a liquid propellant or propellants are fed into the firing chamber or chambers. </dd>
2. A container for storage of liquid oxygen, liquid fuel, or other liquid propellant until transferred to the rocket's tanks or some other receptacle. </dd>
3. In computers, a container of mercury, or other liquid, and associated components used as delay-line storage. </dd>

References

This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use