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shank

1. Anatomy the shin
2. the corresponding part of the leg in vertebrates other than man
3. Engineering a ladle used for molten metal
4. Music another word for crook

shank

[shaŋk]
(design engineering)
The end of a tool which fits into a drawing holder, as on a drill.

shank

shank, 1
1. One of the plain spaces between the channels of a triglyph in a Doric frieze.
2. That part of a tool which connects the acting part with the handle.
3. The body of a fastener, such as a nail or bolt, i.e., the portion between the head and the point.
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I read somewhere that the extent of the shank and foot-feathering will vary between chicken breeds.
Take your time and use tongs to make sure every part of the shank gets browned except for the side where the shinbone is exposed.
Deviations from bilateral symmetry are tried to be detected generally by taking measurements on some morphological characters such as right and left shank lengths, shank widths, wing lengths, face widths and lengths in broilers (Campo et al.
Shank said she expects a seamless process for Siebert client services during the transition into her new role as acting CEO as she continues to lead Siebert Brandford Shank in a period of strong growth.
Shank resides in Jacksonville, FL and will work at Creative's new facility at 8600 Atlantic Blvd.
They were, as Shank puts it, "disponibles" (62): available to the Harrists in whatever capacity the Harrists chose.
The shoe comes with a strong 3/4 cut shank, with lowered sides and heel.
While Knight-Ridder looked at the shorter cut-off, Shank said, "we did some numbers .
So they had to know what he was doing," Shank says.
IN HOT WEATHER, people often forsake the pleasure of eating moist, fork-tender braised shanks because they take a long time to cook.
Shank pointed out that the task force has two major jobs.