Definition of Flanch

1. n. A flange.



Definition of Flanch

1. Noun. A flange. ¹

2. Noun. (heraldry) A bearing consisting of a circle segment encroaching on the field from the side, and always occurring in pairs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flanch

1. to widen into a flared shape [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flanch

flammation
flammed
flammeous
flammiferous
flamming
flammivomous
flamms
flammulated
flammule
flammules
flams
flamy
flan
flancard
flancards
flanch (current term)
flanched
flanches
flanching
flanconade
flanconades
flanel
flanerie
flaneries
flanes
flaneur
flaneurs
flang
flange contour

Literary usage of Flanch

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1. On the Application of Cast and Wrought Iron to Building Purposes by William Fairbairn (1858)
"Let us now consider that form of a truss-beam, where the upper ends of the rods are attached to points, a and b, lying above the line of the top flanch of ..."

2. Railways; Their Rise, Progress, and Construction: With Remarks on Railway by Robert Ritchie (1846)
"flanch OF THE WHEEL. Having described the different forms of iron rails now used on railways, it may be useful here to notice the ..."

3. Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1842)
"... or nearly horizontal force will act upon the pivot, tending to produce lateral motion in it of bolts passing through a projecting flanch cast round it. ..."

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