flanger

noun

flang·​er
-jə(r)
plural -s
1
: one that makes or repairs flanges: such as
a
: a worker who flanges the tops of glass flasks
b
: a worker who prepares or adjusts flanges on metal plates (as in shipbuilding)
c
: a worker who forms the flanges of glass tubes used for hypodermic syringe cylinders
d
: a worker who shapes hat brims by pressing
e
: a tool or machine for forming flanges
2
: a scraper for clearing ice and snow from the inside of railroad rails to provide clearance for the wheel flanges

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“Flanger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flanger. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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