Flanch
Flanch Flanch, n.; pl. {Flanches}. [Prov. E., a projection, OF. flanche flank. See {Flank}.] 1. A flange. [R.]. (Her.) A bearing consisting of a segment of a circle encroaching on the field from the side. [1913 Webster]

Note: Flanches are always in pairs. A pair of flanches is considered one of the subordinaries. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • flanch — v.tr. & intr. (also flaunch) (esp. with ref. to a chimney) slope inwards or cause to slope inwards towards the top. Derivatives: flanching n. Etymology: perh. f. OF flanchir f. flanche, flanc FLANK …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flanches — Flanch Flanch, n.; pl. {Flanches}. [Prov. E., a projection, OF. flanche flank. See {Flank}.] 1. A flange. [R.]. (Her.) A bearing consisting of a segment of a circle encroaching on the field from the side. [1913 Webster] Note: Flanches are always… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flanching — flanchˈing or flaunchˈing noun 1. The action or state of the verb 2. (flaunching) a sloping piece of cement, eg round the base of a chimney pot • • • Main Entry: ↑flanch …   Useful english dictionary

  • flaunching — flanchˈing or flaunchˈing noun 1. The action or state of the verb 2. (flaunching) a sloping piece of cement, eg round the base of a chimney pot • • • Main Entry: ↑flanch * * * flaunching see flanching vbl. n …   Useful english dictionary

  • flanched — cht adjective Etymology: flanch (I) + ed : having flanches * * * flanched adjective Having a pair of flanches • • • Main Entry: ↑flanch * * * flanched «flancht, flahncht», adjective. Heraldry. having a flanch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blind flange — Flange Flange (fl[a^]nj), n. [Prov. E. flange to project, flanch a projection. See {Flanch}, {Flank}.] 1. An external or internal rib, or rim, for strength, as the flange of an iron beam; or for a guide, as the flange of a car wheel (see {Car… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flange — (fl[a^]nj), n. [Prov. E. flange to project, flanch a projection. See {Flanch}, {Flank}.] 1. An external or internal rib, or rim, for strength, as the flange of an iron beam; or for a guide, as the flange of a car wheel (see {Car wheel}.); or for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flange joint — Flange Flange (fl[a^]nj), n. [Prov. E. flange to project, flanch a projection. See {Flanch}, {Flank}.] 1. An external or internal rib, or rim, for strength, as the flange of an iron beam; or for a guide, as the flange of a car wheel (see {Car… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flange rail — Flange Flange (fl[a^]nj), n. [Prov. E. flange to project, flanch a projection. See {Flanch}, {Flank}.] 1. An external or internal rib, or rim, for strength, as the flange of an iron beam; or for a guide, as the flange of a car wheel (see {Car… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flange turning — Flange Flange (fl[a^]nj), n. [Prov. E. flange to project, flanch a projection. See {Flanch}, {Flank}.] 1. An external or internal rib, or rim, for strength, as the flange of an iron beam; or for a guide, as the flange of a car wheel (see {Car… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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