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  1. tanksinterjection

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  1. tanks

    A tank is an armoured fighting vehicle intended as a primary offensive weapon in front-line ground combat. Tank designs are a balance of heavy firepower, strong armour, and good battlefield mobility provided by tracks and a powerful engine; usually their main armament is mounted in a turret. They are a mainstay of modern 20th and 21st century ground forces and a key part of combined arms combat. Modern tanks are versatile mobile land weapons platforms whose main armament is a large-caliber tank gun mounted in a rotating gun turret, supplemented by machine guns or other ranged weapons such as anti-tank guided missiles or rocket launchers. They have heavy vehicle armour which provides protection for the crew, the vehicle's munition storage, fuel tank and propulsion systems. The use of tracks rather than wheels provides improved operational mobility which allows the tank to overcome rugged terrain and adverse conditions such as mud and ice/snow better than wheeled vehicles, and thus be more flexibly positioned at advantageous locations on the battlefield. These features enable the tank to perform well in a variety of intense combat situations, simultaneously both offensively (with direct fire from their powerful main gun) and defensively (as fire support and defilade for friendly troops due to the near invulnerability to common infantry small arms and good resistance against heavier weapons, although anti-tank weapons used in 2022, some of them man-portable, have demonstrated the ability to destroy older generations of tanks with single shots), all while maintaining the mobility needed to exploit changing tactical situations. Fully integrating tanks into modern military forces spawned a new era of combat: armoured warfare. Until the arrival of the main battle tank, tanks were typically categorized either by weight class (light, medium, heavy or superheavy tanks) or doctrinal purpose (breakthrough-, cavalry-, infantry-, cruiser-, or reconnaissance tanks). Some being larger and very heavily armoured and with large guns, while others are smaller, lightly armoured, and equipped with a smaller caliber and lighter gun. These smaller tanks move over terrain with speed and agility and can perform a reconnaissance role in addition to engaging enemy targets. The smaller, faster tank would not normally engage in battle with a larger, heavily armoured tank, except during a surprise flanking manoeuvre.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. TANKS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Tanks is ranked #47107 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Tanks surname appeared 451 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Tanks.

    86.4% or 390 total occurrences were Black.
    8.8% or 40 total occurrences were White.
    2.2% or 10 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.3% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tanks' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4540

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tanks in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tanks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of tanks in a Sentence

  1. Chris Dimizas:

    They want it in cash or they prefer to keep their olive oil in their tanks.

  2. Nils Usakovs:

    We've got radicals on both sides. We've got Latvian radicals dreaming of Russians leaving the country, we've got Russian radicals dreaming of Russian tanks.

  3. Delcianna Winders:

    It is unacceptable to confine orcas to barren tanks that, to them, are the size of a bathtub.

  4. Michael Cohen:

    What he didn't want is to have an entire group of think tanks that are tax experts run through his tax return and start ripping it to pieces, and then he'll end up in an audit and he'll ultimately have taxable consequences, penalties and so on.

  5. Ali Hassi:

    They targeted the civil airport in Ras Lanuf, and oil tanks in Es Sidra. The rockets fell near the tanks, resulting in only minor damage.

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