HyperDic: hinge

English > 3 senses of the word hinge:
VERBcontacthingeattach with a hinge
NOUNartifacthinge, flexible jointa joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other
statehingea circumstance upon which subsequent events depend
hinge > pronunciation
Soundshhih'njh
Rhymesbinge ... unhinge: 14 rhymes with ihnjh...
English > hinge: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other.
Synonymflexible joint
Part ofFrench doorA light door with transparent or glazed panels extending the full length
bi-fold doorAn interior door
car doorThe door of a car
exterior door, outside doorA doorway that allows entrance to or exit from a building
gateA movable barrier in a fence or wall
swing door, swinging doorA door that swings on a double hinge
PartspintleA pin or bolt forming the pivot of a hinge
Narrowerbutt hingeA hinge mortised flush into the edge of the door and jamb
strap hinge, joint hingeA hinge with two long straps
tee hinge, T hingeA hinge that looks like the letter T when it is opened
Broaderjointjunction by which parts or objects are joined together
Spanishbisagra, charnela, gozne
Catalanfrontissa, xarnera
Verbshingeattach with a hinge
English > hinge: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA circumstance upon which subsequent events depend.
Example"his absence is the hinge of our plan"
BroadercircumstanceA condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
Spanisheje
Catalaneix
English > hinge: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningattach with a hinge.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
BroaderattachCause to be attached
Spanishengoznar
Catalanengolfar
Nounshingea joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other

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