Definition of Flanks

1. Verb. (third-person singular of ''flank'') ¹



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Definition of Flanks

1. flank [v] - See also: flank

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flanks

flank
flank bone
flank incision
flank position
flank steak
flanked
flanken
flanker
flanker back
flankered
flankering
flankers
flanking
flanking region
flanking sequence
flanks (current term)
flannel
flannel-cake
flannel-mouth
flannel-mouthed
flannel bush
flannel cake
flannel cakes
flannel leaf
flannel mouth
flannel mullein
flannelbush
flanneled
flannelet
flannelets

Literary usage of Flanks

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1. Technique of Modern Tactics: A Study of Troop Leading Methods in the by Paul Stanley Bond, Michael Joseph McDonough (1916)
"If the flanks as indicated do not rest on impassable obstacles or connect with adjacent outposts or detached posts from some other organization, ..."

2. The Problem of Asia and Its Effect Upon International Policies by Alfred Thayer Mahan (1900)
"It is upon the flanks also, and upon the flanks chiefly, that opposition can be effectually ... Let us, then, examine the conditions upon the flanks: first, ..."

3. Mechanism by Robert McArdle Keown (1921)
"In order to have radial flanks on the teeth, the diameter of the rolling ... This does not mean that all the gears of the set will have radial flanks, ..."

4. Mechanism by Robert McArdle Keown (1921)
"In order to have radial flanks on the teeth, the diameter of the rolling ... This does not mean that all the gears of the set will have radial flanks, ..."

5. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... with open jaw and foaming fang, And groans indignant from his heart a groan, And lashes either side his flanks and loins, Spurring himself to battle, ..."

6. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"... 14, and 13 columns respectively on the flanks, of local limestone, very early in style. ... with 15 columns on the flanks ; only 7 columns now remain. ..."

7. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"... his flanks—He forages the Gariga district and joins the third corps—Operations of Suchet—General Laval dies—Operations of the partidas—1'lans of the ..."

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