reverse flange

reverse flange

[ri′vərs ′flanj]
(engineering)
A flange made by shrinking.
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The ShortStop employs a reverse flange lined with a rubber-like material, which catches the bowstring when the bow is fired, absorbing any associated vibration.
The ShortStop uses a reverse flange lined with a rubber-like material that catches the string when released, absorbing vibration.