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flank

1. the side of a man or animal between the ribs and the hip
2. (loosely) the outer part of the human thigh

Flank

The side of a building.

Flank

 

the right or left sides of a troop formation or deployment; also the sides of a combat, marching, or operational formation. In combat formation, the flank is more vulnerable than the front; if the enemy gains the flank, the troops become isolated from neighboring forces and communications with the rear may be cut off. For this reason, an army devotes special attention to securing its own flanks and the points at which the flanks of adjacent units meet.

flank

[flaŋk]
(civil engineering)
The outer edge of a carriageway.
(design engineering)
The end surface of a cutting tool, adjacent to the cutting edge.
The side of a screw thread.
(geology)
(vertebrate zoology)
The part of a quadruped mammal between the ribs and the pelvic girdle.

elevation

1. A drawing showing the vertical elements of a building, either exterior or interior, as a direct projection to a vertical plane.
2. The vertical distance above or below some established reference level.
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As well as supporting our current operational requirements, this work will advance potential first ore from South Flank, while we further optimize the full development and progress external and internal approvals.
13) the angle [chi]start is obtained using the radius of the active flank beginning [r.
This is the first report of flank bulge as a complication of PCNL and it is presumed to be due to damage to the 11[sup.
Tool flank wear is often used to characterize the tool life [11], it is shown in Figure 1.
A similar procedure is used to obtain the flank surface of the wheel (Dudas, 2000).
Liverpool restored their lead in the 58th minute after good work down the right flank by the impressive Pennant, who secross was headed home by Brazilian midfielder Lucas.
In most finishing applications, normal balanced flank wear will probably measure 0.
The defenders can attack small goals (about eight feet) set up at midfield on each flank.
The 6-foot-8 Koller scored from Grygera's cross after Keller's punt was retrieved and Rozehnal sent the ball into space on the right flank that opened when Lewis surged forward.
The results are summarized as follows: 1) the tool wear index developed by the wavelet coefficients in the frequency range of 10 to 20 kHz has a strong correlation with flank wear; 2) the signals processed by the high-pass filter and sound pressure levels depend on other parameters such as spindle rotation and number of teeth, except for flank wear; 3) the tool wear index developed by the wavelet coefficients is very useful for developing a health monitoring system for the tool wear of circular saws because it has good linearity and is independent parameters such as spindle rotation and number of teeth, except for flank wear.
After the test, the cutting tool (insert) is removed and measured for flank wear.