Definition of flange
- a flange on a pipe
- a flange on a wheel
- a jacket with flange shoulders
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First Known Use: circa 1735See Words from the same year
: an edge that sticks out from something (such as a wheel) and is used for strength, for guiding, or for attachment to another object
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