HyperDic: flank

English > 5 senses of the word flank:
NOUNgroupflank, wingthe side of military or naval formation
shapeflanka subfigure consisting of a side of something
foodflanka cut from the fleshy part of an animal's side between the ribs and the leg
animalflankthe side between ribs and hipbone
VERBstativeflankbe located at the sides of something or somebody
flank > pronunciation
Soundsflae'ngk
Rhymesantitank ... yank / Yank: 28 rhymes with aengk...
English > flank: 5 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe side of military or naval formation.
Example"they attacked the enemy's right flank"
Synonymwing
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
BroaderformationAn arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
Spanishflanco
Catalanflanc
English > flank: 5 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningA subfigure consisting of a side of something.
NarrowerbaseThe bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed
hypotenuseThe side of a right triangle opposite the right angle
BroadersubfigureA figure that is a part of another figure
Spanishflanco
Catalancostat, flanc
Verbsflankbe located at the sides of something or somebody
English > flank: 5 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningA cut from the fleshy part of an animal's side between the ribs and the leg.
Partsflank steakA cut of beef from the flank of the animal
Broadercut of beefcut of meat from beef cattle
Spanishcostillar, falda
Catalanfalda
English > flank: 5 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningThe side between ribs and hipbone.
Part ofquadrupedAn animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishijada
Catalanillada
English > flank: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe located at the sides of something or somebody.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
BroaderlieBe located or situated somewhere
Spanishflanquear
Catalanbordejar, flanquejar
Nounsflanka subfigure consisting of a side of something
flankera soldier who is a member of a detachment assigned to guard the flanks of a military formation
flankera back stationed wide of the scrimmage line

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