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Definition 1: a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hinge in the sense of this definition

(hinge is a kind of ...) junction by which parts or objects are joined together

(... is a kind of hinge ) a hinge that looks like the letter T when it is opened; similar to a strap hinge except that one strap has been replaced by half of a butt hinge that can be mortised flush into the stationary frame

(... is a kind of hinge ) a hinge mortised flush into the edge of the door and jamb

(... is a kind of hinge ) a hinge with two long straps; one strap is fastened to the surface of a moving part (e.g., a door or lid) and the other is fastened to the adjacent stationary frame

(hinge is a part of ...) a pin or bolt forming the pivot of a hinge

(... is part of hinge) a door that swings on a double hinge; opens in either direction

(... is part of hinge) a movable barrier in a fence or wall

(... is part of hinge) a light door with transparent or glazed panels extending the full length

(... is part of hinge) a doorway that allows entrance to or exit from a building

(... is part of hinge) the door of a car

(... is part of hinge) an interior door

Definition 2: a circumstance upon which subsequent events depend - [noun denoting state]

Samples where hinge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his absence is the hinge of our plan

(hinge is a kind of ...) a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity

Definition 3: attach with a hinge - [verb of contact]

(hinge is a kind of ...) cause to be attached

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