A think tank is an organization, institute, corporation, or group that conducts research, typically funded by governmental and commercial clients, in the areas of social or political strategy, technology, and armament.see The American Heritage Dictionary. "Think Tank." 2000. and Merriam Webster's Dictionary. "Think Tank."
Think Tank is the seventh studio album by English rock band Blur, released on May 5, 2003 in the UK and on May 6 in the U.S.. It represented a major musical change for the group and also gave them their highest charting album in the United States.
Think tank is a slang term used to describe a robotic weapons platform that makes use of artificial intelligence to enhance its abilities. The term is used throughout the Ghost in the Shell series by Masamune Shirow. Most of the think tanks portrayed in Ghost in the Shell (manga, films, and series), along with other machinery, (e.g. attack helicopters such as Jigabachi AV Digger Wasp) are developed and manufactured by a fictional company Kenbishi Industries.