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  Urban Dictionary: Flank
Flank attack (Mil.), an attack upon the side of an army or body of troops, distinguished from one upon its front or rear.
Flank defense (Fort.), protection of a work against undue exposure to an enemy's direct fire, by means of the fire from other works, sweeping the ground in its front.
Flank patrol, detachments acting independently of the column of an army, but patrolling along its flanks, to secure it against surprise and to observe the movements of the enemy.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=Flank   (534 words)

  
 flank - definition by dict.die.net
Flank defense (Fort.), protection of a work against undue exposure to an enemy's direct fire, by means of the fire from other works, sweeping the ground in its front.
Flank files, the first men on the right, and the last on the left, of a company, battalion, etc. Flank march, a march made parallel or obliquely to an enemy's position, in order to turn it or to attack him on the flank.
Flank patrol, detachments acting independently of the column of an army, but patrolling along its flanks, to secure it against surprise and to observe the movements of the enemy.
dict.die.net /flank   (389 words)

  
 Flank
A flank is the side of either a horse or a military unit.
The parts of a military unit is regularly called the "left flank", "right flank" and "center".
Flanking manoevers (that is, movement in order to flank an enemy) are used on all levels of military tactics, from individual soldier up to army divisions.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/fl/Flank.html   (147 words)

  
 Flank Pain
Flank pain is a sensation of discomfort, distress, or agony in the part of the body below the rib and above the ilium, generally beginning posteriorly or in the midaxillary line and resulting from the stimulation of specialized nerve endings upon distention of the ureter or renal capsule.
Flank pain that radiates to the ipsilateral testicle is usually caused by proximal ureteral or renal pelvic obstruction due to the common innervation of the testicle and the renal pelvis (T11
Flank pain caused by renal inflammation generally is not as sudden in onset or as severe as pain caused by acute ureteral obstruction.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov /books/bv.fcgi?rid=cm.chapter.5266   (1329 words)

  
 Right Flank - The Boston Globe
Flank is a large, flat cut, and it cooks quickly, particularly if you crosshatch the surface to keep it from curling.
1 flank steak (1 1/2 to 1 3/4 pounds) On a plate with the tip of a blunt knife, mash the garlic and salt until the mixture forms a paste.
On lazy nights, combine leftover flank steak and salad vegetables such as lettuces, sugar snaps, radishes, and blanched green beans.
www.boston.com /news/globe/magazine/articles/2006/05/28/right_flank   (1003 words)

  
 Official ICE Forums - Rear & Flank?
Flank means from the side and Rear from well the rear..
Flank and Rear bonus is supposed to stack...sure there could been a entry with +35 for rear but that would require an additional footnote about it not stacking with flank bonus.
Of course, Flanking could also be considered to mean having one person on either side of a target (ascii art this time, and yes it is crude) -- the A = attacker, and x= target.
www.ironcrown.com /forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=5676   (1596 words)

  
 Food :: Flank Steak
Flank steaks should not be cooked at anything more than medium rare or they would become tough even to put a bite in them.
The marinade used for tenderizing flank steak is a mixture of various liquids, most of them acidic like curds, lemon juice, vinegar, wine, tomato juice or even fruits such as papaya or pineapple.
Flank steaks are also very delectable when they are stuffed and baked or braised.
www.articlebiz.com /article/16542-1-flank-steak   (432 words)

  
 Lifespan's A - Z Health Information Library - Flank pain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Flank pain refers to pain in one side of the trunk between the upper abdomen and the back.
If flank pain is accompanied by fever, chills, or urinary problems, then a kidney is the likely point of origin.
There is flank pain accompanied by high fever, chills, nausea, or vomiting.
www.lifespan.org /adam/healthillustratedencyclopedia/1/003113.html   (369 words)

  
 Flank Glossary Term
It is this piece of meat that is sliced into individual cuts referred to as Flank steaks and London broils.
Although the Flank is technically not a steak, it is a common reference used to describe this cut of meat.
The grain of the Flank runs lengthwise, which causes the steak to shrink in size as it cooks resulting in a piece of meat that is considerably smaller after being cooked.
www.recipetips.com /glossary-term/t--35126/flank.asp   (169 words)

  
 Flanking maneuver - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As flanks are usually the weaker part of an army, flanking gives the attacker an advantage on the psychological condition or the practical condition of an army, depending on the situation.
Flanking on land in pre-Modern era was usually achieved with cavalries (and rarely, chariots) due to their speed and maneuverability, and a heavily armored infantry was usually used to hold the main front while the maneuver proceeds, such as in the Battle of Pharsalus.
Although modern flanking attacks have been made more difficult as a result of trench warfare, flanking is still used effectively to bring the defensive line under enfilade, wherein the flanking force can fire down the length of the opposing line [3].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flanking_maneuver   (760 words)

  
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Place the flank steak in an acid-resistant container, add marinade (1/4 to 1/2 cup [59.1–118.3ml] for each 1 to 2 pounds [0.45–0.90 kg] of meat), and turn to make sure the marinade touches all surfaces.
Packaged flank steak should be cold and the packaging free of punctures or tears; vacuum-packed flank steak should have its seal intact.
Though flank steak is known by several names, these all refer to the same lean cut of meat.
www.wildoats.com /redesign/hn.php?org=wildoats&ContentID=3600006   (619 words)

  
 Bodybuilding.com - All About Beef: Beef Flank!
Although flank steak is known by several names, all refer to the same lean cut of meat.
Beef normally is purplish-red, but when exposed to oxygen, it takes on a cherry-red hue known as the "bloom." While the exterior is bright red, the interior of the meat retains the darker color.
Flank steak is often available in the grocery store meat cooler, though you may have to ask at the service desk.
www.bodybuilding.com /fun/beeflank.htm   (836 words)

  
 Flank@Everything2.com
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.
-- Flank files, the first men on the right, and the last on the left, of a company, battalion, etc. -- Flank march, a march made parallel or obliquely to an enemy's position, in order to turn it or to attack him on the flank.
To overlook or command the flank of; to secure or guard the flank of; to pass around or turn the flank of; to attack, or threaten to attack; the flank of.
www.everything2.com /index.pl?node=flank   (402 words)

  
 Flank Agreement to the Conventional Forces in Europe (CFE)Treaty
Under the Flank Agreement, Russia must lower its force levels in the region, so that its equipment holdings in the old and new flank zones meet all CFE obligations by May 31, 1999.
In that area the flank limits in the treaty will continue to apply, that is, 1300 tanks (700 in active units and 600 in storage), 1680 artillery pieces (1280 active units and 400 in storage), and 1380 ACVs (580 in active units and 800 in storage).
The original Russian flank zone is subject to semi-annual data exchanges, rather than the annual exchanges that apply to the rest of the CFE area.
www.fas.org /man/nato/congress/1997/s970429r.htm   (1254 words)

  
 SLOCOMBE URGES CFE FLANK AGREEMENT APPROVAL
Approval of the Flank Agreement by May 15 is essential to preserve the long-term benefits of the CFE treaty and to keep the adaptation process on track.
The flank limits were established during the CFE treaty negotiations primarily to address Norwegian and Turkish concerns that the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Central and Eastern Europe might result in a significant build-up of Soviet forces on or near their borders.
The Flank Agreement recognizes that Russia has the right to seek to increase its TLE allowed in the realigned flank zone through one or both of two mechanisms: reallocation of the Tashkent TLE quotas, and use of the limited temporary deployments allowed under the treaty.
www.fas.org /man/nato/congress/1997/s970429s.htm   (2116 words)

  
 To flank or not to flank
A tactical flank attack is where a specific unit, such as a company or, in American Civil War, a regiment, finds itself fighting enemies both to the front and to the side.
A strategic flank attack is where one army intends to attack another army also from both the front and rear.
But in order to force your opponent into such a position where his flank is exposed you must have units to the front as well as to the side, to hold him in position so that he does not just wheel on you and protect his flank.
www.towergames.com /tg/articles/to_flank_or_not_to_flank.jsp   (1114 words)

  
 Cuts From the Flank
The flank section is found on the underside of the cow right below the loin and sirloin sections.
It is a lean, flat, boneless cut from the flank section, just below the loin and sirloin.
It is now widely used to describe any thin, less tender cut from the flank, round or shoulder that is best broiled quickly and cut thin across the grain.
www.steaksense.com /about/flankcuts.htm   (165 words)

  
 Flank Rules
If, at the moment of combat, defending units are partially or completely surrounded by active and inactive enemy units or their ZOC (or impassable terrain), the attacker's die roll is enhanced.
Thus, if all six hexes adjacent to a defender are covered (yielding a basic flank bonus of +4 in Step 2) there will always be a final flank bonus of at least +1.
Flank attack bonuses may be modified when using the "Refusing Flanks" optional rules (see 7.8).
www.gcacw.com /flank.htm   (808 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: Style Live: Restaurants & Food
ot usually considered a chic cut, flank steak is, as far as grill cooks are concerned, a heavenly piece of meat.
Following are a half-dozen variations for grilled flank steak.
Grill the flank steak over the hot fire for about 6 minutes, then, using a pair of long tongs, turn and continue cooking for about 6 minutes longer (for medium-rare).
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/style/restaurants/features/flank0520.htm   (921 words)

  
 Flank Steak Recipes and Cooking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Flank steak is a lean, flavorful, boneless cut favored in Asian cuisines.
To broil, place marinated flank steak on a broiling pan 2 to 3 inches (5–7.6cm) from the heat source.
To grill, place marinated flank steak directly over the heat source and cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 17 to 21 minutes, turning once during cooking.
www.evitamins.com /healthnotes.asp?ContentID=3600006   (852 words)

  
 Lenny Flank dissected
Our subject this time — one Lenny Flank (1995, uploaded 17 January 2003) — is mostly noted for nuisanceship in the creation/evolution arena, but he does harbor at least one item along the lines of topics we address, and it’s probably a good time as any to take that one on.
Flank’s toosh-toosh response is unsatisfactory (and of course a rabid misotheist like Flank couldn’t really give a flying leap about this “rich theological symbolism” anyway).
Flank’s grasp of the cultural setting is weak — see here, ending section.
www.tektonics.org /af/flanksteak.html   (6426 words)

  
 Marinated Flank Steak Recipe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Pineapple juice, soy sauce, and honey are used as a marinade for this flavorful steak.
Remove steak from marinade, pat dry on paper towels, and grill over moderate coals or broil 4 inches from the heat until steak is the way you like it -- 5 to 6 minutes on each side for medium-rare and 6 to 7 minutes for medium.
Flank steak cooked beyond medium will be tough.
www.rd.com /content/openContent.do?contentId=15064   (339 words)

  
 Treaty Doc. 105.5 - Flank Document Agreement to the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty
With regard to Russia, the Flank Document Agreement does not permit any increase in overall holding of Treaty Limited Equipment (TLE) in the total area of application of the Treaty, nor does it change the equipment limits for the flank zone as specified in the CFE Treaty.
Third, additional transparency measures for the flank zone and those areas removed from the flank zone, including enhanced reporting requirements, increased inspection rights in the zone, and district ceilings on armored combat vehicles to prevent their concentration.
The Flank Document Agreement allows the Russian Federation the right to utilize "to the maximum extent possible" the CFE Treaty's provisions that allow temporary deployment of equipment within and outside its territory, to be achieved through free negotiations and with full respect to states' sovereignty.
www.senate.gov /~rpc/releases/1997/FLANKSCF.YB.htm   (1530 words)

  
 Flank pain - WrongDiagnosis.com
Flank pain: A feeling of distress and agonycaused by the stimulation of pain nerve endings in the flank.
Most cases of flank pain are associated with inflammation of the kidney.
Pain in the flank, the area extending from the ribs to the ilium, is a leading indicator of renal and upper urinary tract disease or trauma.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /sym/flank_pain.htm   (1032 words)

  
 Flank - Glossary - Hormel Foods
It is this piece of meat that is sliced into individual cuts referred to as Flank steaks and London broils.
Although the Flank is technically not a steak, it is a common reference used to describe this cut of meat.
The grain of the Flank runs lengthwise, which causes the steak to shrink in size as it cooks resulting in a piece of meat that is considerably smaller after being cooked.
www.hormel.com /kitchen/glossary.asp?id=35126&catitemid=   (230 words)

  
 Flank - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Flank, a region of the posterior torso (lower back) beneath the ribs and above the ilium
Flank, a specific position in rugby union, Australian rules football and American football
Flank speed, the maximum possible speed of a ship, faster than full speed
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flank   (142 words)

  
 Numark | Flank Steak
Though flank steak is known by a few names, these all refer to the same lean cut of meat.
Look for flank steak that has a clear, red colour.
Beef normally is purplish-red, but when exposed to oxygen it takes on a cherry-red hue known as the “bloom.” While the exterior is bright red, the interior of the meat retains the darker colour.
www.numarkpharmacists.com /hn/Food_Guide/Flank_Steak.htm   (677 words)

  
 » Flank Steak Recipe - YUMMY!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
My wife loves BBQ flank steak, and this recipe is a favorite of her and others.
After a minute to get a good sear, flip the flank steak over and pour a bit more of the marinade on that side.
While you let the flank steak sit for 5 minutes, microwave the cup of marinade that you put aside earlier so it is good-n-hot.
www.komar.org /bbq/bbq_grill_recipes/flank_steak.html   (388 words)

  
 Flank steak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is quickly seared in a hot pan and eaten rare to maintain its tenderness.
In Chinese markets, the flank steak is often sold as "stir-fried beef" because it is how it is usually prepared.
Most stir-fried beef dishes in Cantonese restaurants are prepared with this cut of beef.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flank_steak   (468 words)

  
 flank
a slice of meat from the flank of an animal.
to stand or be placed or posted at the flank or side of.
to occupy a position at the flank or side.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/flank   (165 words)

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