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flange

flange

 
 
pronunciation:
flaenj
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a collar or rim that projects from a pipe, housing, or the like to provide strength, stability, or a place for attaching other parts.
The flange that forms part of the train's wheel keeps the wheel moving straight along the rail.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: flanged, flanges, flanging
definition: to take the shape of a flange.