Noun: A player-character, typically in a MMORPG, that is able to occupy an agressor and take the brunt of the aggressor's attacks while the other players deal damage, heal, or perform some other action. The "tank" can survive longer while taking damage than the other characters. Typically, the tank has higher hitpoints (health) and a higher armor rating than the other characters. Less commonly, a character with a lower armor rating can perform the actions of the tank by using avoidance abilities. Ultimately, the tank needs to be able to occupy the agressor without dying. The method employed, whether avoidance or absorption, does not matter, as long as the tank can mitigate damage in some way.

Verb: To "tank", or "tanking", would be the action of performing the duties of the tank as described above.
1.N. That warrior is a good tank because he can take a lot of damage and he has a lot of hitpoints.
2.V. The warrior is tanking the mob right now.
3.V. Do you think you can tank this mob for us?
by Ignotus September 02, 2005
A person who is extremely good at what they are doing. Usually a strong person.
-"What a goal! What a tank that guy is!"
by rufatnf June 09, 2014
A person who takes a lot of pain and just gets up and walks away as if nothing happened.
A guy gets knocked out, 5 mins later he gets up and walks away in no pain whatsoever

"Guy is a tank"
by Six Pack Sex Machine October 26, 2011
meaning sucks, to lose, or lost.To fail.
"Man, that tanks!"
"You totally tanked that jump"
"This thread TANKS!"
by savory ninja May 08, 2007
An adjective describing a person who is very large tall and/or fat who is not affected by alchohol in small or medium amounts because when consumed it is dispersed into the large body and is very weak.
Dude, he is a friggin tank! He downed 27 coronas and is completely sober!
by Peter March 20, 2005
a girl who wears no other make-up, but a shitload of every eye make-up product in the world.
That bitch is a tank!

Carly looks like a major tank!

I hate tanks!
by bunniecakes96 April 11, 2012
Tanks is a classic "shooter" for up to six partners. One moves a tank around a terrain and tries with various weapons to destroy the adversarys' tanks. This international game is played on the net inhabited by BOB's, Noobs, Pedik's and lesbia's. In the game you try to kill the other team and throw as many insults as possible. The game is rudimentary but the insults are fucking brillient!
1. Shut up pikey you fucking noob that pedik is gonna fuck your ass in tanks!!

2. Lets play tanks with the internet freaks !
by I<3Tanks July 16, 2009
The best NWOBHM New Wave Of British Heavy Metal band that ever existed.
The War Drags Ever On is Tank at their best.
by Joetallica April 23, 2008

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