[flan-derz] /ˈflæn dərz/
a medieval country in W Europe, extending along the North Sea from the Strait of Dover to the Scheldt River: the corresponding modern regions include the provinces of East Flanders and West Flanders in W Belgium, and the adjacent parts of N France and SW Netherlands.
a powerful medieval principality in the SW part of the Low Countries, now in the Belgian provinces of East and West Flanders, the Netherlands province of Zeeland, and the French department of the Nord; scene of battles in many wars
probably a compound of roots represented by Flemish vlakte “plain” + wanderen “to wander.”
noun 1. . noun 1. another name for corn poppy
[flah-nœr] /flɑˈnœr/ noun, plural flâneurs [flah-nœr] /flɑˈnœr/ (Show IPA). French. 1. idler; dawdler; loafer. /flɑnœr/ noun 1. an idler or loafer n. “loafer, idler,” 1854, from French flâneur, from flâner “to stroll, loaf, saunter,” probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian flana, flanta “to gad about”).
[flahnuh-ree] /flɑnəˈri/ noun, French. 1. idleness; dawdling. /flɑnri/ noun 1. aimless strolling or lounging; idleness
- Flange coupling
noun 1. (engineering) a driving coupling between rotating shafts that consists of flanges (or half couplings) one of which is fixed at the end of each shaft, the two flanges being bolted together with a ring of bolts to complete the drive