Definition of Flanks. Meaning of Flanks. Synonyms of Flanks

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Definition of Flanks

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 Flanks from wikipedia

- Flank may refer to: Flank (anatomy), part of the abdomen Flank steak, a cut of beef Part of the external anatomy of a horse Flank speed, a nautical term...
- The Hilly Flanks are the upland areas surrounding the Fertile Crescent of Southwest Asia, including the foothills of the Zagros Mountains, the Taurus Mountains...
- (Su-27K) Flanker-E, Sukhoi Su-35 (Su-27M) Flanker-F, Sukhoi Su-37 Flanker-G, Sukhoi Su-30MKK Flanker-H, Sukhoi Su-30MKI Flanker-L Shenyang J-11 Flanker-X2 Shenyang...
- to protect the flanks, as the Allied forces did with the hamlet of Papelotte and the farmhouse of Hougoumont on the left and right flanks at the Battle...
- Flank speed is a nautical term referring to a ship's true maximum speed but it is not equivalent to the term full speed ahead. Usually, flank speed 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...
- visible bulging of the flanks in the reclining person ("flank bulging"), "shifting dullness" (difference in percussion note in the flanks that shifts when the...
- Flank steak is a cut of beef steak taken from the flank, which lies forward of the rear quarter of a cow, behind the plate. French butchers call it bavette...
- A flank opening is a chess opening pla**** by White and typified by play on one or both flanks (the portion of the chess board outside the central d and...
- 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...