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  • n. Flank.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Side: used in some mathematical terms designating a line or diameter.
  • n. A straight line drawn from the vertex of a conic at right angles to the transverse diameter, and having a length equal to the diameter of that circular section which is at the same distance from the vertex of the cone as is the plane of the conic.
  • n. A serranoid fish, Lates niloticus, found in the Nile. It attains a large size and is used for food.

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