To Run, or Move Swiftly. Term used by 'Narh Danz' (Also in UB.com) or a rude boy.
"After we nicked the money, we Tanked it from the cops"
"I Tanked it like a bitch when he saw me"
comes from mmorpgs, where you would have a healer in your party and a person with high defense. (i.e. meat sack-o-shield warriors). the warrior rush an opponent and the monk would do their best to keep the warrior alive with healing and stat bonuses. then, the other members could
a)fight and hit hard
b)run away like scared little girls
so, in essence, it is a big distraction to open opportunites for attack or to run away, like a sacrifice but to keepp it alive.
Chaos Deity had the best plan to win by tanking the enemy patrol and having his team run away.
The word tanking
, in terms of sport, would be used to describe a bad performance
Tanking is the act of giving up a match or "throwing it away", losing intentionally or not competing.
my match so bad!
She was tanking
the match after losing the first set.
their match because they got angry with the referee/umpire.
Something robust that is travelling very fast and carrying a lot of momentum, rendering it largely unstoppable and on the edge of potential catastrophe.
Something that you wouldn't want to stand in the way of.
• The bus was tanking down the hill, had to jump out the way!
• He was absolutely tanking it (with disregard to others).
Tanking is the act of going as fast as you can.
The meaning comes from riding mopeds, which are typicaly a slow form of transport. To get them to go faster, a rider can reduce their profile and improve their aerodynamics by laying flat on the fuel tank; "tanking it".
"You got here quickly, didn't you?"
"Yeah, I was tanking it all the way"
In reference to Magic: The Gathering gameplay. tanking is the act of "going into the tank" coming from 'think tank'. a player "in the tank" is considering their next line of play.
My magic online opponent has been tanking for several minutes now. I'm not sure what he could come out with to save him.
Usually in people with eating disorders, Tanking is drinking a large amount of water in a short time to gain weight before a weigh in.
'I've lost 2lbs, I'm going to have to do some serious tanking before my weigh in on friday.'
'She is just tanking to get out.'
, using your hero to absorb enemy damage.
Effective when pushing, a tanker can absorb large amounts of damage while the rest of the team can focus on killing the enemy heroes.
Pudge: Look at the lvl 1 fv tanking those creeps. What a nub.
Faceless Void: stfu fattie, b0w dwn! 11! one!
Faceless Void: 1 HoT and 2 Butterflies. I'm a tank.
Pudge: I'm so damn fat.