from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
- noun A projection; a flange.
- noun In heraldry, a bearing composed of a part of the field bounded by a curve projecting boldly into the field from one side and nearly reaching the fesse-point.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare A flange.
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- noun A
- noun heraldry A
bearingconsisting of a circle segment encroachingon the fieldfrom the side, and always occurring in pairs.
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Fig. 1 - 5 double-pointed picks, fig. 1 - 3 with removable blades and fig. 1 - 2 retaining flanch on helmet by using fig. 3 a wedge following the Acmes method.
[_Arched_, from K. 's flanch, _in heraldry, an ordinary made of an arch-line_.]
Leicestershire, and there introduced the cast-iron edge-rail, with flanches cast upon the tire of the waggon-wheels to keep them on the track, instead of having the margin or flanch cast upon the rail itself; and this plan was shortly after adopted in other places.
The boiler is composed of 70 plates of iron, cast with flanches, and bolted together, so that the flanch and bolts are within the water of the boiler wherever the flame touches it; otherwise they would be burned oft "in a few days.