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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The largest class of oil tankers.

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  • The supertanker is the largest ship to fall victim to pirates, the US Navy said.
  • At over 318,000 deadweight tons, the supertanker is the largest ship ever captured by pirates.
  • The supertanker is the size of three aircraft carriers and will likely anchor in the Somali port of Eyl on the Gulf of Aden.
  •   A few years ago, the shipyards started making these things so huge that the word "supertanker" just didn't carry enough weight. for more
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