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Definition of Flange


  1. 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.
  2. A plate or ring to form a rim at the end of a pipe when fastened to the pipe.
  3. To make a flange on; to furnish with a flange.
  4. To be bent into a flange.

Flange Translations

flange in German is Flansch, Flansch, Bund
flange in Hungarian is karima, perem
flange in Italian is flangia