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flange

 (flănj)
n.
1. A protruding rim, edge, rib, or collar, as on a wheel or a pipe shaft, used to strengthen an object, hold it in place, or attach it to another object.
2. A wide edge on a pillow, placemat, or other fabric object, especially a piece of fabric or ribbon extending from the outer seam.

[Possibly variant of flanch, device at the side of an escutcheon, perhaps from French flanche, feminine of flanc, side; see flank.]

flange v.

flange

(flændʒ)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a projecting disc-shaped collar or rim on an object for locating or strengthening it or for attaching it to another object
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a flat outer face of a rolled-steel joist, esp of an I- or H-beam
3. (Mechanical Engineering) a tool for forming a flange
vb
4. (Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to attach or provide (a component) with a flange
5. (Mechanical Engineering) (intr) to take the form of a flange
[C17: probably changed from earlier flaunche curved segment at side of a heraldic field, from French flanc flank]
flanged adj
ˈflangeless adj
ˈflanger n

flange

(flændʒ)

n.
a rim, collar, ring, or pair of ridges projecting usu. at right angles from a shaft, pipe, machine housing, etc., as to strengthen it, provide support, or enable attachment of objects.
[1425–75; late Middle English flaunche side charge (on shield face) < Middle French flanche, feminine derivative of flanc flank]
flange′less, adj.

flange


Past participle: flanged
Gerund: flanging

Imperative
flange
flange
Present
I flange
you flange
he/she/it flanges
we flange
you flange
they flange
Preterite
I flanged
you flanged
he/she/it flanged
we flanged
you flanged
they flanged
Present Continuous
I am flanging
you are flanging
he/she/it is flanging
we are flanging
you are flanging
they are flanging
Present Perfect
I have flanged
you have flanged
he/she/it has flanged
we have flanged
you have flanged
they have flanged
Past Continuous
I was flanging
you were flanging
he/she/it was flanging
we were flanging
you were flanging
they were flanging
Past Perfect
I had flanged
you had flanged
he/she/it had flanged
we had flanged
you had flanged
they had flanged
Future
I will flange
you will flange
he/she/it will flange
we will flange
you will flange
they will flange
Future Perfect
I will have flanged
you will have flanged
he/she/it will have flanged
we will have flanged
you will have flanged
they will have flanged
Future Continuous
I will be flanging
you will be flanging
he/she/it will be flanging
we will be flanging
you will be flanging
they will be flanging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been flanging
you have been flanging
he/she/it has been flanging
we have been flanging
you have been flanging
they have been flanging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been flanging
you will have been flanging
he/she/it will have been flanging
we will have been flanging
you will have been flanging
they will have been flanging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been flanging
you had been flanging
he/she/it had been flanging
we had been flanging
you had been flanging
they had been flanging
Conditional
I would flange
you would flange
he/she/it would flange
we would flange
you would flange
they would flange
Past Conditional
I would have flanged
you would have flanged
he/she/it would have flanged
we would have flanged
you would have flanged
they would have flanged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flange - a projection used for strength or for attaching to another objectflange - a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object
projection - any structure that branches out from a central support
Translations
صَفيحَة ذات شَفَةٍ على إطار السَّيّارَه
obruba
falsflange
kragi
antbriaunis
rievauzmala
çıkıntı kenarflanş

flange

[flændʒ] N (Tech) (on wheel) → pestaña f; (on pipe) → reborde m

flange

n (on wheel etc) → Spurkranz m; (Tech: = ring, collar) → Flansch m

flange

[flændʒ] n (Tech) (on wheel) → flangia

flange

(flӕndʒ) noun
a raised edge on the rim of a wheel etc.
References in classic literature ?
What had first called my attention to her, was my stepping on an outlying flange of her foot, and hearing, from up toward the ceiling, a deep "Pardon, m'sieu, but you encroach
The shovel fell from my hand across the box,and as I pulled it away the flange of the blade caught the edge of the lid which fell over again, and hid the horrid thing from my sight.
Baloo looked up to see where the voice came from, and there was Rann the Kite, sweeping down with the sun shining on the upturned flanges of his wings.
The amounts of flange fabric and binding fabric for Jukebox are given in the materials list on page 11.
Rim of the guiding wheel has a standard shape of flange on the perimeter.
Insert fabric, cording, rickrack or trim between the flange and the sham for extra color.
The backup wrench usually pushes against another nut or the flange with the full force of the tightening torque.
The TM procedure Tail Gear Box Input Seat, Plug Seat and Flange requires us to use a torque reactor and a special socket.
Because the distance from the sensor to the sloping surface of the tapered flange is less than the master reference point, reversal is not triggered until the spool flange edge is detected.
Itprovides effective spray control on most flange configurations, round, oval orsquare and regardless of the flange gap, the internal stainless mesh adapts accordingly.
A new type of TUV approved stainless steel spray guard which provides effective protection from dangerous spray-outs of fuel oils such as kerosene, diesel and other flammable liquids from pipes and flanges, has recently been introduced by level and flow specialists Allison Engineering.