Definition of Flangers
1. flanger [n] - See also: flanger
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Literary usage of Flangers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Winter Track Work by Edward Rowland Lewis (1917)
"flangers also are of many makes and kinds. All are meant to clear snow from a ... flangers are steel knives or scrapers set at an angle across the track ..."
2. Railway Track and Track Work by Edward Ernest Russell Tratman (1908)
"Ice cutters are fitted in front of the leading truck, and behind it are the flangers. Each of these devices is held by a shearing bolt, which will break and ..."
3. Notes on Track: Construction and Maintenance by Walter Mason Camp (1903)
"Another way in which flangers have been operated is to cut out the air brake cylinder under ... One of the best known snow flangers is the Priest device, ..."
4. Maintenance of Way and Structures by William Clyde Willard (1915)
"The equipment required is all or several of the following: flangers, ... The use of flangers causes a ridge of snow or ice to form along the center of the ..."
5. The Trackman's Helper: A Book of Instruction for Track Foremen by Joseph Kindelan, Frederick Augustus Smith, F. R. Coates, Jerry Sullivan (1894)
"There are several patterns of flangers in use, but the Priest flanger has many points of advantage over others. It is operated by compressed air and is ..."