flank

Definitions

General English

Cars & Driving

  • noun the side of a screw thread, rising from the bottom of the groove to the top of the ridge
  • noun one of the two flat parts of the face of a cam

Food

Military

  • noun the left-hand or right-hand side of a military force which is deployed in a defensive position or tactical formation
  • verb to manoeuvre around the enemy’s flank
  • verb to be positioned next to
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