Definitions for "Flank"
The fleshy or muscular part of the side of an animal, between the ribs and the hip. See Illust. of Beef.
The side of an army, or of any division of an army, as of a brigade, regiment, or battalion; the extreme right or left; as, to attack an enemy in flank is to attack him on the side.
The side of any building.
That part of a bastion which reaches from the curtain to the face, and defends the curtain, the flank and face of the opposite bastion; any part of a work defending another by a fire along the outside of its parapet.
The parts of the bastion that join the faces to the ramparts. The line of fire from a flank would run parallel to the wall that it abuts and defends.
on a natural shape sheepskin pelt, the flank is the widest part.
The area of the field within 15 yards or so of the touchlines.
Areas of the field near the sideline.
Keywords:  gear, tooth, pitch, wheel, lies
That part of the acting surface of a gear wheel tooth that lies within the pitch line.
The Flank of a gear tooth is the lower half of the gear tooth contact area.
The flank of a thread is either surface connecting the crest with the root. The flank surface intersection with an axial plane is theoretically a straight line.
Keywords:  deg, stable, aspect, target
Target with a stable aspect of 120 deg. to 150 deg.
Keywords:  left, rear, right, angles, extreme
To the left, right or rear of a position
The right or left extremity of a unit; the element on the extreme right or left of the line; a direction at right angles to the direction a unit is facing.
Keywords:  border, touch
To border; to touch.