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hinge

1. a device for holding together two parts such that one can swing relative to the other, typically having two interlocking metal leaves held by a pin about which they pivot
2. Anatomy a type of joint, such as the knee joint, that moves only backwards and forwards; a joint that functions in only one plane
3. a similar structure in invertebrate animals, such as the joint between the two halves of a bivalve shell
4. Philately a small thin transparent strip of gummed paper for affixing a stamp to a page

Hinge

A movable joint used to attach, support, and turn a door about a pivot, consisting of two plates joined by a pin which supports the door and connects it to its frame, enabling it to swing open or closed.

hinge

[hinj]
(design engineering)
A pair of metal leaves forming a jointed device on which a swinging part turns.

hinge

A movable joint used to attach, support, and turn a door (or cover) about a pivot; consists of two plates joined together by a pin which support the door and connect it to its frame, enabling it to swing open or closed. Also see action hinge, butterfly hinge, butt hinge, dovetail hinge, gravity hinge, H-hinge, HL-hinge, pintle hinge, side hinge, strap hinge.
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It also allows for easy cleaning of belts, by simply removing the hinge pin and pulling the belt ends apart.
On the older trigger, the pivot point of the triggerguard housing is located at the bottom front of the receiver under the hinge pin. This pivot has been moved rearward 1.9 inches on the new design, placing it directly above the trigger and greatly increasing the leverage afforded for unlocking and cocking the action.
Crew chiefs, eyeball your Kiowa Warrior's tail rotor shaft cover hinge pins. Tail boom vibrations during flight will slowly work loose the pins.
The new T770 compact track loader has vertical-lift-path arms and a height to hinge pin measurement of 132 inches- 3.5 inches higher than the K-Series loaders.
Either way, when the gun fails to open, the action could be loose due to wear on the locking bolt or barrel lugs, a loose forearm bracket, or a worn hinge pin. The latter is rare but loose actions tend not to align properly.
When the flight controls are in certain positions, it is possible for the vertical hinge pin and/or the lower pin oil tank to hit the light lens.
Then remove the hinge pins by tapping on the bottom of the hinge pin with a nail (Photo 1).
The two ends of the belt are then joined together with a plastic hinge pin. According to technical data supplied by fastener manufacturers, this type of fastener is suited for belt thicknesses from less than 1/16 in.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Hinge With Hinge Pin Assy.H2a Etc.
The new introductions include the Program 1110 180[degrees] lift-off hinge for inline cabinets with adjacent doors, alongside the Program 1031 which is a 125[degrees] concealed hinge for single cabinets, with a retained hinge pin.
I drove out the hinge pin and turned it 90 degrees and reinstalled it.
The usual reasons why the BT-99 shoots loose are a worn locking bolt and/or barrel lug, a worn hinge pin or hinge-pin socket, or sometimes a loose forearm bracket.