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There's a lot of terminology used in Tanki Online - this dictionary will serve to explain to you the meaning of these terms and what they are.

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A

Account - any person with a registered username and password has an account.

Achievement - a thing done successfully - the obtaining of a set goal.

Administrator - a person/team of people that are in charge of staff positions in the game and in the community.

AFK - shorthand for 'away from keyboard'.

Africa - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 300,000 crystals.

Alert - any notification of an event in the game, whether it be a gold box or that someone has successfully captured a point.

Aleksandrovsk - a map in Tanki Online.

Alien - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 17,500 crystals.

AlternativaPlatform - the name of the company that develops Tanki Online.

Anti-aliasing - this involves smoothing the structure of the pixels on the contours by adding pixels of colour transition.

Anti-cheat - a program that's part of the game which has been set up to deal with cheaters in battle.

Anti-flood - a program that's part of the game which has been set up to deal with flood in the chat.

Arena - a map in Tanki Online.

Atom - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 138,000 crystals.

Atra - a map in Tanki Online.

Auto-ban - an automatic ban; this is often confused with the actions of the moderators.

Avatar - a small picture on the forum, only given to staff members. The avatars differ depending on the staff member's job.

B

Ban - a form of punishment for violators.

Barda - a map in Tanki Online.

Berlin - a map in Tanki Online.

Billboard - they're like banners that appear in the maps of the game; these can vary depending on if events are celebrated or not.

Black - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 100 crystals.

Blacksmith - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 90,500 crystals.

Blue - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 100 crystals.

Bobruisk - a map in Tanki Online.

Boombox - a map in Tanki Online.

Brest - a map in Tanki Online.

Bridges - a map in Tanki Online.

Brig - this is short for Brigadier; a rank in Tanki Online.

Bronze - a paint in Tanki Online; awarded to the 3rd place clan of the star series championship.

Browser - software used to browse the Internet (examples being Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Maxthon and Safari).

Bug - a bug is an error, flaw, failure, or fault in the system that causes it to produce an incorrect or unexpected result, or to behave in unintended ways.

Bug-report - the action of reporting bugs found in the game; you do this in the Problems and Solutions section of the forum.

BP - Abbreviation for "Wasp / Railgun" combination and type of format battle.

C

Camp - a map in Tanki Online.

Capture - to capture a flag or a point (in this context).

Carbon - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 13,000 crystals.

Cedar - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 42,500 crystals.

Chainmail - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 23,000 crystals.

Champion - a paint in Tanki Online; awarded to the winning clan of the star series championship.

Chernobyl - a map in Tanki Online.

Cherry - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 129,000 crystals.

Clan - the players' union in the group with a single name and leadership.

Clan Championship - the oldest and most prestigious clan tournament in the game.

Clay - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 250,000 crystals.

Client - an unofficial program which can run the game.

Cologne - a map in Tanki Online.

Combe - a map in Tanki Online.

Community Manager (CM) - a specialist who is constantly in communication with the players, exploring their interests, etc.

Corrosion - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 34,000 crystals.

Courage - a map in Tanki Online.

CP - an acronym for Control Points.

Critical - primarily used when a Smoky lands a harder hit on another tank.

Cross - a map in Tanki Online.

CTF - an acronym for Capture the Flag.

D

Deathtrack - a map in Tanki Online.

Desert - a map in Tanki Online.

Desert - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 23000 crystals.

Dictator - a medium hull in Tanki Online.

Digital - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 79500 crystals.

Dirty - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 17500 crystals.

Disconnect - a loss of connection.

Double Armor - A supply in Tanki Online; it provides you with more armor on your hull.

Double Damage - A supply in Tanki Online; it enables you to deal more damage with your turret.

Double Kill - killing two opponents at the same time or with the same shot.

Dragon - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 3000 crystals.

Drop - gold boxes or supplies that drop during battle. It can also mean dropping a flag.

Duality - a map in Tanki Online.

Duel - a map in Tanki Online.

Duelist - someone who partakes in 1-1 matches.

Dusseldorf - a map in Tanki Online.

Drug - slang word used to address "Supplies".

Drugger - slang word used to address "Supplies' users".

E

Edinburgh - a map in Tanki Online.

Electra - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 59,500 crystals.

Emerald - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 143,500 crystals.

Esplanade - a map in Tanki Online.

eSports - Electronic sports or competitive gaming is a term for organized multiplayer video game competitions.

Event - celebrations in the game for a period of time, or even opportunities to win prizes.

F

Factory - a map in Tanki Online.

Farm - a map in Tanki Online.

Firebird - a short-range turret in Tanki Online.

Flood - meaningless chatting.

Flora - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 500 crystals.

Forest - a map in Tanki Online.

Forester - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 500 crystals.

Fort Knox - a map in Tanki Online.

Fracture - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 42500 crystals.

Freeze - a short-range turret in Tanki Online.

Future - a map in Tanki Online.

F1 - meaning the player with the flag can be destroyed with 1 shot. Generally used in XP / BP battles.

G

Game designer - an expert in styling rules, game and design.

Garder - a map in Tanki Online.

GG - abbreviation for 'good game'

GGWP - abbreviation for 'good game, well played'

Gift - item available in the Garage which can be purchased and sent to another player, along with a short custom message.

GL - abbreviation for 'good luck'.

Gladiator - a paint in Tanki Online; awarded to all players who participated in the star series clan championship.

Glide - a paint designed for those professionally engaged in parkour.

Gold box - a special crystal box worth 1000 crystals, or more, depending on events.

Graffiti - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 250000 crystals.

Gravity - a map in Tanki Online.

Green - a paint in Tanki Online; it's free and already in your garage.

Gubakha - a map in Tanki Online.

Guerrilla - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 23000 crystals.

Glitch - a minor malfunction, mishap, or technical problem.

H

Hacking - an action aimed at taking a password from someone's account or when a tanker is using 3rd party software to give himself an an advantage.

Hammer - a short-range turret in Tanki Online.

Helper - a paint in Tanki Online; goes to the best Helpers of the month.

Highland - a map in Tanki Online.

Highways - a map in Tanki Online.

Hill - a map in Tanki Online.

Hive - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 159000 crystals.

Hohloma - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 108500 crystals.

Holiday - a paint in Tanki Online. It changes depending on events. It is free and already in your garage.

Hornet - a light hull in Tanki Online.

Hunter - a medium hull in Tanki Online.

I

Ignore - putting a player on your blacklist; you cannot see their messages.

In Love - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 15500 crystals.

Industrial zone - a map in Tanki Online.

Inferno - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 159000 crystals.

Invader - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 2000 crystals.

Iran - a map in Tanki Online.

Irbis - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 143500 crystals.

Isida - a short-range turret in Tanki Online.

Island - a map in Tanki Online.

J

Jade - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 159000 crystals.

Jaguar - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 23000 crystals.

K

Karma - the history of violations and received player bans. Karma contains a log of all the bans and notes of the moderators. On the basis of karma decides on punishment, as well as pure karma is a condition of admission to the assistants of the administration.

Kolhoz - a map in Tanki Online.

Kungur - a map in Tanki Online.

L

Lag - impaired computer functionality resulting from high latency, packet loss, or low-performance hardware

Lava - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 1500 crystals.

Lead - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 2000 crystals.

Leprotanki - an informal community.

Loam - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 102500 crystals.

Lobby - a set of facilities displayed to the user before entering a battle.

Log - fixing any action in the form of text, often with time. For example, in the game log battle - this information is in the upper right corner, which specifies who gets killed, went into battle, came out of it, brought the flag, capture the point. Logged (i.e. take the form of a log) actions of moderators, the player approaches the game and much more.

Lost Temple - a map in Tanki Online.

Lumberjack - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 300000 crystals.

M

M4 - a non-existent modification; normally used when referring to a M3 turret or hull which has been fully micro-upgraded.

Madness - a map in Tanki Online.

Magistral - a map in Tanki Online.

Magma - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 3000 crystals.

Mammoth - a heavy hull in Tanki Online.

Mars - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 143500 crystals.

Mary - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 6500 crystals.

Massacre - a map in Tanki Online.

Metallic - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 1000 crystals.

Mine - a supply in Tanki Online. It places a projectile on the field, dealing 120-240 damage.

Moderator - a representative of law and order on the server and the forum.

Molotov - a map in Tanki Online.

Monte Carlo - a map in Tanki Online.

Mult - a player who deliberately remains inactive or sabotages the gameplay of others.

N

Nano - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 231000 crystals.

Needle - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 210000 crystals.

Nerf - a decrease in the performance characteristics of any given piece of equipment.

New Physics (NP) - changes in the behaviour of buildings: one of them was a unique character, a style of movement and new benefits.

Noise - a map in Tanki Online.

Noob - a weak or low-levelled player.

Novel - a map in Tanki Online.

O

One-shot - term used in team battles for communication purposes, indicating that a player is one shot away from being destroyed.

Opposition - a map in Tanki Online.

Orange - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 100 crystals.

Osa - a map in Tanki Online.

P

Parkour - the art of overcoming obstacles.

Parma - a map in Tanki Online.

Pass - a map in Tanki Online.

Phishing - a type of online fraud, involves trying to trick users in an attempt to steal sensitive data.

Picasso - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 276000 crystals.

Ping - time elapsed to transmit a packet of information from a player to a server and from the server back to the player. Measured in milliseconds.

Ping-Pong - a map in Tanki Online.

Pixel - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 29000 crystals.

Polygon - a map in Tanki Online.

Premium Account - a paid service which gives bonuses and privileges to its owner. It is available for purchase at any rank.

Premium Paint - a paint in Tanki Online; only accessible while a Premium Account is active

Prodigi - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 192500 crystals.

Product kit - a set of item offered at a discount.

Python - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 50500 crystals.

Q

R

Raccoon - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 210000 crystals.

Railgun - a long-range turret in Tanki Online.

Red - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 100 crystals.

Red Alert - a map in Tanki Online.

Referral - a player you invited to the game.

Restart - planned restart game servers forced the completion of battles and distribution of the fund, during which synchronizes data about accounts between all servers. Occurs at 05:00 Moscow time (time the presence of the smallest players). Rebooting the server may be unplanned, is usually associated with the withdrawal of updates or technical challenges.

Rhino - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 102500 crystals.

Ricochet - a medium-range turret in Tanki Online.

Rift - a map in Tanki Online.

Rio - a map in Tanki Online.

ro - russian term for 'go' or 'start'; commonly used in XP/BP battles

Rock - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 210000 crystals.

Roger - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 42500 crystals.

Rustle - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 90500 crystals.

S

Sabotage - intentional omission or act aimed at interfering his team and therefore helping the enemy.

Safari - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 3000 crystals.

Sakura - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 50500 crystals.

Sandal - a map in Tanki Online.

Sandbox - a map in Tanki Online.

Sandstone - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 82500 crystals.

Savanna - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 129000 crystals.

Scope - a map in Tanki Online.

Serpuhov - a map in Tanki Online.

Shaft - a long-range turret in Tanki Online.

Short bridge - a map in Tanki Online.

Siege - a map in Tanki Online.

Silence - a map in Tanki Online.

Silver - - a paint in Tanki Online; awarded to the 2nd place clan of the star series championship.

Skylark - a map in Tanki Online.

Skyscrapers - a map in Tanki Online.

Smoky - a medium-range turret in Tanki Online.

Solikamsk - a map in Tanki Online.

Spark - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 79500 crystals.

Spectator mode - a mode which allows a user to watch over battles. Used in events such as the eSports team tournament games.

Speed Boost - a supply in Tanki Online; enables your tank to move much faster.

Stadium - a map in Tanki Online.

Station - a map in Tanki Online.

Storm - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 9000 crystals.

Subway - a map in Tanki Online.

Swamp - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 500 crystals.

Swash - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 27500 crystals.

T

Taiga - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 210000 crystals.

TanksTestingTools (TTT) - a program to check the maps created in Alternativa Editor.

TankViewer - a program for viewing combinations and textures from the game.

Teammate - an ally in battle.

Thunder - a medium-range turret in Tanki Online.

Tiger - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 175000 crystals.

Titan - a heavy hull in Tanki Online.

TO - shorthand for "Tanki Online"

Transfer window - the time period during which the transition can be made by a player from one clan to another.

Tribute - a map in Tanki Online.

Tundra - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 35500 crystals.

Twins - a short-range turret in Tanki Online.

Twitch - a popular resource for game broadcasts.

U

Upgrade - an improvement in any modification, be it a weapon or a hull.

Urban - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 115,000 crystals.

V

Valley - a map in Tanki Online.

Veteran - it has two meanings; it's a paint in Tanki Online and it also is a term for someone who's been here for many years.

Video Blog - a format of video game development, review of the news, announcing a feature, etc. They are released on Fridays.

Viking - a medium hull in Tanki Online.

Vortex - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 35,500 crystals.

Vulcan - a long-range turret in Tanki Online.

W

Wasp - a light hull in Tanki Online.

Wave - a map in Tanki Online.

White - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 100 crystals.

Winter - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 102,500 crystals.

Wolfenstein - a map in Tanki Online.

X

x2 - the symbol for double funds.

x3 - the symbol for triple funds.

x4 - the symbol for quadruple funds.

x5 - the symbol for quintuple funds.

XT - special and unique version of certain hulls / turrets.

XP - Abbreviation for "Hornet / Railgun" combination and type of format battle.

Y

Year 2042 - a map in Tanki Online.

Z

Zeus - a paint in Tanki Online; costs 250,000 crystals.

Zone - a map in Tanki Online.