half-mortise hinge

half-mortise hinge

A hinge, one plate of which is mortised in the door leaf, the other being surface-mounted on the jamb leaf.
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* A full-mortise hinge is cut into both sides; a half-mortise hinge is cut into the door; the other leaf is surface-mounted.