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?
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An armoured fighting vehicle designed as a weapon of battlefield superiority, now used as a method of repressing civilians.
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ord for en person (dreng eller pige) som er både tyk og grim
"hahaha prøv lige at chekke den der tank der overe"
"fucking true, han er squ mere grim end tyk"
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A sexy male organism who is Gods perfect creation. People wanna be him. He is funny, talented and a TANK! =D Mostly referred to as Izzy Dee, or Izzy in short.
Izzy Dee is such a Tank.
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In professional team sports, it means to "lose purposely" in hopes of getting a good draft pick for the upcoming season. Of course no one on that team will admit they are doing it purposely.
The Carolina Panthers are tanking the 2010 NFL season because they want Andrew Luck from Stanford quite badly!
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1. Noun: One who is exceptionally good at something.
2. Verb: Doing something exceptionally well.
3. Adjective: Possessing the trait of being extremely good at something.
4. Noun: One who is generally awesome.
1. Michael Phelps just got his 14th Gold Medal. What a tank!
2. Michael Phelps is tanking it up in the pool!
3. Usain Bolt is tanktastic!
4. Ryan Lochte is a straight up tank.
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Tank - (to be in the tank/ to tank somebody)


Being in the tank can be most closely described as sulking.

It is more accurately represented when a person usually of little moral character, strength or validity is upset, sad or unable to find joy because of something meaningless, trivial, relevant only to themselves or just plain stupid that has occurred that has caused them to sulk.

The resulting behavior from "being in the tank" usually manifests itself as inability to function even to perform the simplest of tasks, a concerted effort on the part of the sufferer to bring everyone around them down and a widespread lack of passion and enthusiasm.
John asked for a piece of candy from Adam, Adam said no and John was in the tank for hours just because he couldnt have some candy! (Grow up John)

Terry missed a few shots in practice and immediately was in the tank about it, because of this the whole team chemistry was fucked up. Get out of the tank Terry! Your ruining it for all of us! tanked.

Mary was acting way out of line last night so I shouted at her and put her in the tank, she deserved it. I tanked her.

I was trying to tank Hugo last over his poor ability to speak to women. i love tanking people.
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An armoured vehicle, first invented by the British and possible also the French in WW1. To be a tank it must have tracks and a 360 degree rotatable fully enclosed turret.
The greatest tanks of the modern age are:
Challenger 2,
Leopard 2,
Leclerc
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