Two-thirds full - Tradução em português

The government has since changed its advice to motorists after Unite, the union representing 2,000 fuel tanker drivers, ruled out the threat of strikes over Easter. After days of urging motorists to fill up if their tanks dropped below two-thirds full, the Department for Energy and Climate Change said there was no need to queue on petrol forecourts.

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Thomas 7 60 290
two-thirds = 2/3

They are talking about the level (quantity) of gasoline in the tank of a car.
A dúvida que tive foi em relação ao significado da palavra "full" nesse contexto. Ela é necessária ou podemos retirá-la?
Thomas 7 60 290
Yes, because you may want to say "2/3 empty", meaning that only 1/3 of the tank has gasoline.
My tank is 2/3 full.
My tank is 1/2 empty.

"Some say the glass is half empty, but I say the glass is half full."

And no.
I have 2/3 of a tank. (Entende-se que 2/3 do tanque tem gasolina.)
I have a quarter tank. (Entende-se que 1/4 do tanque tem gasolina.)