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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flange, rimnoun

    a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object

Wiktionary

  1. flangenoun

    An external or internal rib or rim, used either to add strength or to hold something in place.

  2. flangenoun

    The projecting edge of a rigid or semi-rigid component.

  3. flangenoun

    An ability in a role-playing game which is not commonly available, overpowered or arbitrarily imposed by the referees.

  4. flangenoun

    A vulva.

  5. flangenoun

    The collective noun for a group of baboons.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flangenoun

    an external or internal rib, or rim, for strength, as the flange of an iron beam; or for a guide, as the flange of a car wheel (see Car wheel.); or for attachment to another object, as the flange on the end of a pipe, steam cylinder, etc

    Etymology: [Prov. E. flange to project, flanch a projection. See Flanch, Flank.]

  2. Flangenoun

    a plate or ring to form a rim at the end of a pipe when fastened to the pipe

    Etymology: [Prov. E. flange to project, flanch a projection. See Flanch, Flank.]

  3. Flangeverb

    to make a flange on; to furnish with a flange

    Etymology: [Prov. E. flange to project, flanch a projection. See Flanch, Flank.]

  4. Flangeverb

    to be bent into a flange

    Etymology: [Prov. E. flange to project, flanch a projection. See Flanch, Flank.]

Freebase

  1. Flange

    A flange is an external or internal ridge, or rim, for strength, as the flange of an iron beam such as an I-beam or a T-beam; or for attachment to another object, as the flange on the end of a pipe, steam cylinder, etc., or on the lens mount of a camera; or for a flange of a rail car or tram wheel. Thus flanged wheels are wheels with a flange on one side to keep the wheels from running off the rails. The term "flange" is also used for a kind of tool used to form flanges. Pipes with flanges can be assembled and disassembled easily.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flange

    flanj, n. a projecting or raised edge or flank, as of a wheel or of a rail.—adj. Flanged.—n. Flange′-rail, a rail having a flange on one side to prevent wheels running off. [Corr. of flank.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. flange

    In steamers, is the projecting rim at the end of two iron pipes for uniting them. (See PORT-FLANGE.)

Entomology

  1. Flange

    a projecting rim or edge.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flange in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flange in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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