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  1. flank

    • IPA[flaŋk]

    英式

    • n.
      the side of a person's or animal's body between the ribs and the hip;a cut of meat from the flank of an animal
    • v.
      be on each or on one side of;guard or strengthen (a military force or position) from the side
    • noun: flank, plural noun: flanks

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. the side of a person's or animal's body between the ribs and the hip leaning against his horse's flanks 同義詞 side, haunch, loin, quarter, thigh
    • a cut of meat from the flank of an animal a thick flank of beef
    • the side of a large object or structure the northern flank of the Rockies
    • 2. the right or left side of a body of people such as an army, a naval force, or a soccer team the left flank of the Russian Third Army 同義詞 side, wing, face, aspect, facet
    • the right or left side of a gaming area such as a chessboard.
    • another term for wing forward

    動詞

    • 1. be on each or on one side of the three defendants stood in the dock, flanked by police officers cherry-red sofas flanked the enormous fireplace
    • guard or strengthen (a military force or position) from the side the southern gate of the fortress is flanked by towers massive walls, defended by four flanking towers
    • attack down or from the sides, or rake with gunfire from the sides the ship went straight through the enemy fleet and flanked them a flanking attack from the north-east
    • ph.
      at the side

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[flaNGk]

    美式

    • n.
      the side of a person's or animal's body between the ribs and the hip: leaning against his horse's flanks
    • v.
      be on each or on one side of: the fireplace is flanked by built-in bookshelves

    Oxford American Dictionary

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