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

- 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...
- Look up flanker in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Flanker may refer to: Flanker (perfume), a newly created perfume sharing attributes of an existing...
- 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...
- 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...
- phrase “the hilly flanks of the Fertile Crescent” to describe this particular region. Braidwood proposed his theory that the Hilly Flanks region was one...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The rear flank downdraft (RFD) is a region of dry air wrapping around the back of a mesocyclone in a supercell thunderstorm. These areas of descending...