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- v. Present participle of tank.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of hauling water in a tank to ice a logging-road.
- n. The operation or method of treating in tanks, as fish for the extraction of oil, by boiling, settling, etc.
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The reason the president's poll numbers are tanking is pretty simple – it's the economy stupid!!!!
What's remarkable about it is that neither of them have a clue about what needs to be done to lead the economy from perceived weakness to perceived strength .. both make policy statements that would result in tanking the economy so all of those pollsters will be in more pain about this time next year no matter who gets elected. carla
The fact that the stock was sold/dumped so close to it tanking is what the SEC is interested in.
For ages, six years or so, healers have asked to be made more "hybrid", to become a true mix of DPS, short term tanking, and healing.
In 2007, Tennis Australia refused to fund his Wimbledon junior campaign after accusing him of not trying hard enough - "tanking" - at the French Open.
But imagine if the culprit is willing to hurt his team's record in the real market for a short period; in that case, he could try to cause his team to lose a couple of straight games--a practice colorfully known as tanking -- so that the subsequent point spread is relatively easy to beat.
But the Treasury market is tanking, which is good news.
Lets not call it tanking though, lets call it "team development", that way you don't look like cheats.
Briefing: James Singleton rejects the idea of tanking for lottery balls.
Commissioner Roger Goodell has been concerned about teams that already have clinched division titles tanking games at the end of the season to rest their players for the playoffs.
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