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pressure storage tank

1. n. [Production Facilities]
A tank designed for storing volatile liquids such as gasoline and liquefied petroleum gases (LPG), which generate high internal pressures. A pressure storage tank is commonly spherical. Other types include spheroidal or hemispherical vessels. Some pressure storage tanks can support several hundred pounds per square inch of internal pressure. A pressure storage tank is also called a pressure-type tank.