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Synonyms for flank

one of two or more contrasted parts or places identified by its location with respect to a center

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Synonyms for flank

the side of military or naval formation

a subfigure consisting of a side of something

a cut from the fleshy part of an animal's side between the ribs and the leg

the side between ribs and hipbone

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be located at the sides of something or somebody

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There are obvious tensions in the relationship between horizontal and flanking policies, such as environmental, consumer, public health and cultural policies, and the EC rules on free movement and competition.
Wide enough in the fairway, this dogleg-left hole still requires accuracy, or those flanking trees will take away the angles needed to reach the green in regulation.
Even though the oblong shape of the church as a whole, the towers at its front, and the apses flanking the altar all bring to mind traditional models of church architecture, their extreme geometrical abstraction, their minimalism and the absence of any scale-giving detail unhinge their familiar effect.
Flanking greenside bunkers allow barely 24 feet for roll-up shots.
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At this upper level, flanking the rotunda, are the museum director and the curatorial offices.
0opt Au) gold- bearing fault structures (North, South and Flanking structures) in the Cambrian Carrara formation have been identified on the property thus far.
Playing on the two themes of communication and transparency, it detaches the central core from the two flanking territories and produces corridors tapering in opposite directions on the two sides.
When complete, the Cite Internationale de Lyon will consist of two chains of buildings flanking a central pedestrian route that curves between a prominent bend on the River Rhone and the nineteenth-century Parc de la Tete d'Or.