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Noun
The side of a person's or animal's body between the ribs and the hip
“The ambulance report notes her complaint of pain to the right flank and in the area of her right ribs.”
Noun
The outside limit of an object, area, or surface
“He had placed the color standards along the east flank of the field to mark its length.”
Noun
A particular side of an object or body of people
“The troops were to protect the western flank of the Russian army in Bulgaria.”
Noun
The upper leg of a human, between the hip and the knee
Noun
The hindquarters of a four-legged mammal
Verb
To be on each or on one side of
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“But if it all gets too tranquil for your taste, you can always head back to the bright lights of Palma which flank it on both sides.”
Verb
To come before and after, or at both sides of
Verb
To surround or close off on all sides
Verb
To accompany and look after or supervise
Verb
To arrange or form in a straight line, row or column
Verb
To mark out the boundary or limits of
Adjective
Of, at, towards, or from the side or sides
“The host lithology consists of bioclastic silt and siliciclastic sand, characteristic of deposition in a biostrome flank setting.”
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