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What is "Tank Suit" - Definition & Explanation

A one-piece bathing suit with usually wide shoulder straps.
Tank suit is a term used for a certain type of swimsuit. The tank suit is probably the most common form of one-piece swimsuit and its form has given inspiration to the creation of the tank top.
A short, sleeveless top with wide armholes.

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