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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

flange

n (on wheel etc) → Spurkranz m; (Tech: = ring, collar) → Flansch m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

flange

[flændʒ] n (Tech) (on wheel) → flangia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

flange

(flӕndʒ) noun
a raised edge on the rim of a wheel etc.
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References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
Two leading producers of carbon steel flanges, Weldbend Corporation and Boltex Mfg.
Dependence of the sliding length of flanges along the rail head on the angle of attack of the wheels on the rails: 1--standard wheel; 2--guiding wheel of block design wheelset.
Product is available with a single T-handle or nut, or backing flanges that tightens the clamp around the male and female flanges.
Using an electric impact wrench and hand torque wrenches, I tried the washers with 3/4-inch and 5/8-inch B7 studs on piping flanges.
It also saves our knuckles and prevents damage to drive shafts, gear boxes and flanges. It's primarily an on-aircraft task, but can be done off the aircraft, too.
The system can be used with spools having either straight or tapered flanges.