Meaning of FLANGE in English

FLANGE

n. & v. Engin.

--n. a projecting flat rim, collar, or rib, used for strengthening or attachment.

--v.tr. provide with a flange.

Derivatives:

flangeless n.

Etymology: 17th c.: perh. f. flange widen out f. OF flangir (as FLANCH)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.