Definition of Flank. Meaning of Flank. Synonyms of Flank

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Definition of Flank

Flank
Flank Flank (fl[a^][ng]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flanked (fl[a^][ng]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Flanking.] [Cf. F. flanquer. See Flank, n., and cf. Flanker, v. t.] 1. To stand at the flank or side of; to border upon. Stately colonnades are flanked with trees. --Pitt. 2. To overlook or command the flank of; to secure or guard the flank of; to pass around or turn the flank of; to attack, or threaten to attack; the flank of.
Flank
Flank Flank, v. i. 1. To border; to touch. --Bp. Butler. 2. To be posted on the side.

Meaning of Flank from wikipedia

- Look up flank in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Flank may refer to: Flank (anatomy), part of the abdomen Flank steak, a cut of beef Part of the external...
- Flank steak is a cut of beef steak taken from the abdominal muscles of the cow, located just behind the plate and in front of the rear quarter. It is...
- Look up flanker in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Flanker may refer to: Flanker (perfume), a newly created perfume sharing attributes of an existing...
- a flanking maneuver is a movement of an armed force around an enemy force's side, or flank, to achieve an advantageous position over it. Flanking is...
- The flank or latus is the side of the body between the rib cage and the iliac bone of the hip (below the rib cage and above the ilium). It is sometimes...
- Flank speed is an American nautical term referring to a ship's true maximum speed but it is not equivalent to the term full speed ahead. Usually, flank...
- possession and keeping the ball moving, often with long p****es out to the flanks, in the manner of a more old-fashioned deep-lying playmaker or regista (see...
- The 5′ flanking region is a region of DNA that is adjacent to the 5′ end of the gene. The 5′ flanking region contains the promoter, and may contain enhancers...
- A flank company was a former military designation for two elite companies of a regiment. In regimental formation, the grenadier company constituted the...
- A flank eruption is a volcanic eruption which occurs on the flanks of a volcano, instead of at its summit. Such eruptions occur when the conduit connecting...