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...
- phrase “the hilly flanks of the Fertile Crescent” to describe this particular region. Braidwood proposed his theory that the Hilly Flanks region was one...
- (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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- A flank company was a former military designation for two elite companies of a regiment. In regimental formation, the grenadier company constituted the...
- 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...
- eruptions are caused by the outward expansion of flanks due to rising magma. Breaking occurs at the flanks of volcanoes making it easier for magma to flow...
- 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...