verb (used without object), flanged, flang·ing.
Origin of flange
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Historical Examples of flange
A small groove is cut on a flange, and a rubber ring, of about 1⁄4-in.Gas and Oil Engines, Simply Explained
Walter C. Runciman
The flange is held securely in the base by eight 3/4-inch cap-screws.Steam Turbines
Hubert E. Collins
Fig. 57, showing a development of both stop and flange, ditto, ditto.The Evolution of Culture
Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers
This makes a jacket of water between the flange and sides of the canner.Mechanical Devices in the Home
Edith Louise Allen
The Wheels are made from the flange ends of the large spools.Home-made Toys for Girls and Boys
A. Neely Hall
Word Origin for flange
1680s, of unknown origin, perhaps related to Old French flanche "flank, side," fem. of flanc (see flank (n.)).