[flang-ker] /ˈflæŋ kər/
a person or thing that flanks.
Military. one of a body of soldiers placed on the flank of an army to guard a line of march.
Fortification. a fortification projecting so as to defend another work or to command the flank of an assailing body.
one of a detachment of soldiers detailed to guard the flanks, esp of a formation
a projecting fortification, used esp to protect or threaten a flank
(rugby) a wing forward
- Flank position
flank position n. A lateral recumbent position in which the lower leg is flexed and the upper leg is extended, with convex extension of the upper side of the body, used for nephrectomy.
[flangk] /flæŋk/ noun 1. the side of an animal or a person between the ribs and hip. 2. the thin piece of flesh constituting this part. 3. a slice of meat from the flank of an animal. 4. the side of anything, as of a building. 5. Military, Navy. the extreme right or left side […]
noun 1. the maximum possible speed of a ship.
[flan-l] /ˈflæn l/ noun 1. a soft, slightly napped fabric of wool or wool and another fiber, used for trousers, jackets, shirts, etc. 2. a soft, warm, light fabric of cotton or cotton and another fiber, thickly napped on one side and used for sleepwear, undergarments, sheets, etc. 3. flannels. 4. British. verb (used with […]