Open flank

(Fort.) the part of the flank covered by the orillon.

See also: Open

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The positive-locking CONTI FO/Z V-belt with open flank from 1982 was able to transfer considerably more load than its predecessors.
Ilona Klein, spokesperson of Germany's Central Association of German Construction Companies (ZDB), called WhatsApp's current data collection practice an "open flank," particularly for small handicraft businesses that use WhatsApp on a daily basis.
Specific benefits include decreased postoperative recovery time, a faster return to full activity, improved cosmesis and less postoperative pain.[sup.5,6] More recent studies have shown that the short-term outcomes of allograft performance following LDN are equivalent to the open flank procedure.[sup.7]-[sup.9] However, Nogueira and colleagues[sup.10] and Ratners and colleagues[sup.11] found lower mean serum creatinine levels at 1 year post-transplant after LDN compared to open flank renal procurement.
Breaking through the open flank, the regiment charged down to Ambelya.
With its ability to strike the open flank areas quickly with the break-in pass or quick toss, plus the ability to readily turn the outside corner--consequently adding pressure on defenders stationed to the inside--the Spread T appears ideally suited for the multi-stage action.
Intriguingly Austrian-born war correspondent Eric Durschmied considers the brave action by the British tank force attacking the triumphant German panzers to protect the British Expeditionary Force's wide open flank as a key moment in the war.
Now Ward is tipped to take over the open flank side position from Kieron Dawson in the hope of adding more pace to the team in the loose.
YM adopted their hard running style and tried to play towards the open flanks.
On the Western Front there were no open flanks. No clever manoeuvring was possible, so frontal attack was the only alternative, after artillery bombardment.
With Heskey dropping deep to nullify Dietmar Hamann, while Gerrard increasingly made his immense presence tell on Deisler and the full-backs caused havoc down the open flanks, England were revitalised.
With Heskey dropping deep to nullify Dietmar Hamann while Gerrard increasingly made his immense presence tell on Deisler and the fullbacks caused havoc down the open flanks, England were revitalised.