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flanker

1. A dependency or a service wing on a side of a building.
2. From a recess in the side of a medieval bastion, a gun emplacement that commanded the ramparts.
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The retirement of Sam Warburton, knee injury sustained by Ellis Jenkins and struggles of Scarlets flanker James Davies means Justin Tipuric and Josh Navidi are set to be the two opensides in contention for the No.7 jersey for the February 1 opener with France in Paris.
(2011) demonstrated that, in a joint flanker task, actors incorporated the actions of coactors into their own action system in collaborative conditions.
Leinster duo O'Brien and Kearney have both failed to beat hamstring trouble in time to face Wales, so Tommy O'Donnell slots in at openside flanker and Simon Zebo at full-back.
In my career, I would have to say that I have designed the most flankers for Jennifer's brand--mostly under the Glow franchise, but now we are extending that into the Glowing brand.
Nant fought back with flanker Caron Williams crossing for a hattrick and one from full back Gareth Williams with centre Peredur Ellis adding a conversion and penalty.
Llanidloes, without a point this season, battled hard after the interval and gained some reward with a touchdown from flanker Bruce Rowlands which was converted by Rob Hamer.
And the famous invitation side, coached by former Wales flanker Rob Appleyard, are on a roll having won tournaments in Amsterdam, the Cayman Islands and Rome.
In the second experiment, we introduced a flanker stimulus (compatible or incompatible with the target) in order to determine if attentional resources spread homogenously inside and outside the frame.
The bulk of Flankers, however, is dedicated to the so-called Su-30 series of aircraft.
Trailing 45-0, Scottish rallied briefly after the interval and managed a solitary try by flanker Gary Manson-Bishop before Swansea took over again.
The Cheshire side established a dominant lead in the first quarter when Murray King kicked two early penalty goals and converted the second of two tries by flanker Jeff Jones in a five-minute period.