Definition of flanging in US English:



  • 1The provision of a flange or flanges on an object.

    ‘the rim displays the same flanging’
    • ‘Among the additions are special fillers, drilling, etching, flaring, flanging, retractable coiling, shrinking over mandrels, light product assembly, scoring, and slitting.’
    • ‘Capturing all the physics involved affects the final panel quality and geometry after trimming, springback, and flanging.’
  • 2The alteration of sound using a flanger.

    • ‘Effects include chorus, flanging and echo, and all are MIDI-synchable; external audio can be piped through the effects.’
    • ‘You can add effects such as reverb, chorus and flanging.’
    • ‘On ‘The Chimes of Big Ben’ and ‘The General,’ audible flanging can be heard on the audio, often obscuring the dialogue (especially on ‘Chimes’).’
    • ‘I'll also use effects for harmonizing and flanging.’
    • ‘I think it's from some kind of delay or flanging or something.’