There's a lot of terminologies used in Tanki Online - this dictionary will serve to explain to you the meaning of these terms and what they are.
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'.
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.
Alligator - a special paint for Chat moderators & Battle moderators.
Alteration - modifiers that allow a player to alter gameplay features of turrets while keeping them within the overall game's balance.
Alternativa Games - 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 color 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.
Ares - a hovering heavy hull in Tanki Online
ASL - an acronym for Assault.
Atra - a map in Tanki Online.
Auto-ban - an automatic ban; this is often confused with the actions of the moderators.
Augment - an item that can be equipped on a hull or turret to modify and improve it's parameters
Avatar - a small picture on the forum, only given to staff members. The avatars differ depending on the staff member's job.
Ban - a form of punishment for violators.
Barda - a map in Tanki Online.
Battle Pass - allows you to unlock a set of bigger and better rewards for each stage of the challenge.
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.
Bobruisk - a map in Tanki Online.
Boombox - a map in Tanki Online.
Boosted Armor - A supply in Tanki Online; it provides you with more armor on your hull.
Boosted Damage - A supply in Tanki Online; it enables you to deal more damage with your turret.
Brest - a map in Tanki Online.
Bridges - a map 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).
Buff - an increase in the performance characteristics of any given piece of equipment.
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.
Buyer - a player who buys in-game items for real money.
BP - Acronym for "Wasp / Railgun" combination and type of format battle. Can also refer to the Battle Pass.
Camp - a map in Tanki Online.
Canyon - a map in Tanki Online
Capture - to capture a flag or a point (in this context).
Challenges - a time-limited event implemented in the game for a pre-determined time that rewards players with all sorts of goodies, exclusive items, and rare rewards.
Champion - a paint in Tanki Online; awarded to the winning clan of the Star Series Championship.
Chernobyl - a map in Tanki Online.
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.
Client - an unofficial program that can run the game.
Coinbox - a kind of container available in special events with Tankoins as the primary reward
Container - a box that rewards supplies, crystals, and a variety of garage items. See Containers for the full contents.
Cobalt - A special paint rewarded to players who show extreme skills in various tournaments.
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.
Courage - a map in Tanki Online.
CP - an acronym for Control Points.
Creative League (CL) - an organization of artists, digital designers, and other talented people are able to apply and join. Once a member, you're awarded the Helios paint.
Critical - primarily used when a Smoky lands a harder hit on another tank.
Cross - a map in Tanki Online.
Crusader - a hovering medium hull in Tanki Online
Cryo - A paint in Tanki Online part of a special bundle that was only available for a limited time.
Crystals - the game's primary currency, used to buy and upgrade items in the garage. See Crystals
CTF - an acronym for Capture the Flag.
Deathtrack - a map in Tanki Online.
Death Match (DM) - a battle mode in Tanki Online, consists of an "ALL vs ALL" fight format.
Deck-9 - a map in Tanki Online.
Default - The classic shot effect that all turrets are originally equipped with.
Desert - a map in Tanki Online.
Developer - a person or company that creates new products, especially computer products such as software.
Dictator - a medium hull in Tanki Online.
Disconnect - a loss of connection.
Domination Series (DS) - a series of tournaments in Tanki Online, the last one being Season II.
Double Kill - killing two opponents at the same time or with the same shot.
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".
DR - acronym for "Dictator/Railgun" combination and type of format battle.
Edinburgh - a map in Tanki Online.
EMP - Short for Electromagnetic Pulse
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.
F2P - refers to someone who is "free to play" and does not spend real money on the game
Factory - a map in Tanki Online.
Farm - a map in Tanki Online.
Firebird - a melee-range turret in Tanki Online.
Flame - a special paint for Administrators
Flame 2.0 - a special paint for Administrators
Flash - The technology that Tanki online was originally built on. Can also refer to the paint in Tanki Online commemorating the final replacement of Flash with HTML5.
Flood - meaningless chatting.
Flow - a paint in Tanki Online; was the first animated paint ever.
Forest - a map in Tanki Online.
Fort Knox - a map in Tanki Online.
FPS - frames per second, higher FPS indicating smoother graphics.
Freeze - a melee-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.
Friends list - list of players you've added as friends in-game.
Game designer - an expert in styling rules, game, and design.
Garder - a map in Tanki Online.
Gauss - a long-range turret in Tanki Online
GG - acronym for 'good game.'
GGWP - acronym 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. (Gifts are not available in HTML5 at the moment)
GL - acronym 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 - Commonly refers to a Gold Box, though is also the name for several shot effects.
Gold box - a special crystal box worth 1000 crystals, or more, depending on events.
Gravity - a map in Tanki Online.
Green - a paint in Tanki Online; it's free and already in your garage. Also a shot effect for shaft.
Gubakha - a map in Tanki Online.
Glitch - a minor malfunction, mishap, or technical problem.
GTanks - a mostly derelict clone of old Tanki Online.
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 advantage.
Hammer - a short-range turret in Tanki Online.
Helios - a paint in Tanki Online; is privileged to the members of the Creative League.
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.
Holiday - a paint in Tanki Online. It changes depending on events. It is free and already in your garage.
Hopper - a hovering light hull in Tanki Online
Hornet - a light hull in Tanki Online.
Hunter - a medium hull in Tanki Online.
HTML5 - the modern basis of Tanki Online's code and graphics, replacing the original Flash.
Ignore - putting a player on your blacklist; you cannot see their messages.
Industrial zone - a map in Tanki Online.
Iran - a map in Tanki Online.
Isida - a melee-range turret in Tanki Online.
Island - a map in Tanki Online.
Jug - short for Juggernaut.
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.
Lag - impaired computer functionality resulting from high latency, packet loss, or low-performance hardware
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.
Lucky 7 an eSports paint that was given to the winners of Lucky 7 Season I and II.
Mk8 - a non-existent modification; normally used when referring to an Mk7 turret or hull which has been fully micro-upgraded.
Madness - a map in Tanki Online.
Magadan - a map in Tanki Online.
Magistral - a map in Tanki Online.
Magnum - a long-ranged turret in Tanki Online.
Mammoth - a heavy hull in Tanki Online.
Massacre - a map in Tanki Online.
Masters of Parkour / MoP - A Parkour competition in Tanki Online. See Masters of Parkour
Matchmaking System - the system which processes connecting players and places them together for online play sessions.
Mine - a supply in Tanki Online. It places an explosive mine on the ground which will trigger when a tank rolls over it, dealing 1200-2400 damage.
Microchip - a special paint for Social media moderators, Help Site Consultants and Content Helpers.
MM - MatchMaking
Moderator - a representative of law and order on the server and the forum.
Module - a piece of equipment that reduces damage coming from specific turrets. See Modules
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.
MU / MUd / MUed - Micro-upgrade / Micro-upgraded. See Micro-upgrades.
MyTanks - a clone of an older version of Tanki that older players sometimes visit for nostalgia.
Nerf - a decrease in the performance characteristics of any given piece of equipment.
Noise - a map in Tanki Online.
Noob - a weak or low-leveled player; short for "newbie". Also refers to players who are high-level, but play poorly as if they are inexperienced.
Novel - a map in Tanki Online.
OMP - One Man Parkour
One-shot - a term used in team battles for communication purposes, indicating that a player is one shot away from being destroyed.
OP - Short for overpowered, used to communicate that a certain piece of equipment is more powerful than others.
Opposition - a map in Tanki Online.
Osa - a map in Tanki Online.
Overdrive - a feature in Tanki Online. Overdrive allows you to affect your teammates in special ways when activated.
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.
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.
Polygon - a map in Tanki Online.
Premium Account - a paid service that 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.
Prism - An eSports paint that is given to the winners of the Domination Series tournament.
Product kit - a set of an item offered at a discount.
Promotional Code - a code which once redeemed, gives you a reward that may consist of crystals, Premium Account or Gold Boxes.
Prime (PR) - a set of skins for turrets and hulls.
Protection - another name for Modules
Railgun - a long-range turret in Tanki Online.
Red Alert - a map in Tanki Online.
Referral - a player you invited to the game.
Repair kit - A supply in Tanki Online; it repairs your tank for a specific period of time.
Restart - planned restart game servers forced the completion of battles and distribution of the fund, during which synchronizes data about accounts between all servers. This occurs at 05:00 Moscow time (time the presence of the smallest number of players). Rebooting the server may be unplanned, is usually associated with the withdrawal of updates or technical challenges.
Reporter - A special paint for reporters and Tanki Online wiki editors.
RFG - Race For Gold, a popular group event in PRO battles
RGB - an acronym for Rugby.
Ricochet - a short-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
Ruby - a special paint for forum moderators
Sabotage - intentional omission or act aimed at interfering with his team and therefore helping the enemy.
Sandal - a map in Tanki Online.
Sandbox - a map in Tanki Online.
Scope - a map in Tanki Online.
Serpuhov - a map in Tanki Online.
Shaft - a long-range turret in Tanki Online.
Shop - An area in the game where you buy crystals, premium account time, Gold Boxes, Shop-exclusive paints, product kits with real money. It is also the area in which you can redeem promotional codes if you have one.
Short bridge - a map in Tanki Online.
Shot Effect - a cosmetic change to a weapon's projectile color
Siege - a map in Tanki Online / a mode in Tanki Online
SGE - a mode 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.
SJR - an acronym for Solo Juggernaut mode
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.
Spectator mode - a mode which allows a user to watch over battles. Used in events such as the eSports team tournament games.
Spectrum - the name of a special module in Tanki Online. There are three types of Spectrum modules: Spectrum A, M, B and C; each one giving a user 30%, 25%, 20% and 15% protection against all turrets and mines respectively.
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.
Steam - is a digital distribution platform developed by Valve Corporation, which offers digital rights management (DRM), multiplayer gaming, video streaming, and social networking services.
Steam - a paint in Tanki Online; is named after the digital distribution platform, Steam.
STG - Save The Gold, a popular group event in PRO battles.
Striker - a medium-ranged turret in Tanki Online.
Subway - a map in Tanki Online.
Tanki X - a now-retired variant on the game with futuristic graphics. See Tanki X
Tankoins - Tankoins are the game's secondary currency and are primarily used to purchase items within the Shop.
TanksTestingTools (TTT) - a program to check the maps created in Alternativa Editor.
TankViewer - a program for viewing combinations and textures from the game.
TDM - abbreviation for Team Deathmatch
Teammate - an ally in battle.
Tesla - an unreleased/in-progress turret
Thunder - a medium-range turret in Tanki Online.
Tick - 1/4 of a second.
Titan - a heavy hull in Tanki Online.
TJR - an acronym for Team Juggernaut mode
Tk - shorthand for Tankoins
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.
Twins - a short-range turret in Tanki Online.
Twitch - a popular live streaming platform for game broadcasts.
Upgrade - an improvement in any modification, be it a weapon or a hull.
Ultra - shorthand for Ultra Container, can also refer to the Ultra skin for turrets and hulls (UT)
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.
Vulcan - a medium-range turret in Tanki Online.
Warning - refers to Chat or Forum action against Rules' violators.
Wasp - a light hull in Tanki Online.
Wave - a map in Tanki Online.
Wolfenstein - a map in Tanki Online.
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 - acronym for "Hornet/Railgun" combination and type of format battle.
XC - an acronym for "Hornet/Striker" combination and type of format battle.
XP/BP - acronym for the Russian words for "Hornet & Railgun / Wasp & Railgun" - popular combinations, and the ones allowed (along with Hopper/Railgun) in XP/BP [[Format Battles}}
XT - a skin for turrets and hulls.
Year 2042 - a map in Tanki Online.
Zone - a map in Tanki Online.