Flank

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Flank Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the side between ribs and hipbone
  • a cut from the fleshy part of an animal''s side between the ribs and the leg
  • the side of military or naval formation; "they attacked the enemy''s right flank"
  • a subfigure consisting of a side of something
  • be located at the sides of something or somebody

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the side of military or naval formation; "they attacked the enemy's right flank" ,
  • a subfigure consisting of a side of something ,
  • a cut from the fleshy part of an animal's side between the ribs and the leg ,
  • the side between ribs and hipbone

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Flank'


  • Flank: 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
  • Flank steak: The flank steak is a beef steak cut from the abdominal muscles of the cow. A relatively long and flat cut, flank steak is used in a variety of dishes including
  • Cumberland Flank Battery: Cumberland Flank Battery was an artillery battery in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. The Cumberland Flank Battery was a large battery that
  • Flanking maneuver: "Flanking" redirects here. For other uses of the word, see Flank (disambiguation). In military tactics, a flanking maneuver, or flanking manoeuvre
  • Flank opening: A flank opening is a chess opening played by White and typified by play on one or both flanks (the portion of the chess board outside the central d and
  • Ragged Staff Flank: Ragged Staff Flank is a masonry fortification on the South Front of Gibraltar's fortifications. It continues the line of the South Bastion's seaward face
  • Zoca Flank Battery: Zoca Flank Battery is an artillery battery on the west side of the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. The unusual name of the battery comes from

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