hinge


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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

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(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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Since that redesign, Hinge's user base has grown by more than 400%, with meaningful traction in key urban, East Coast markets.
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Move the door back and forth to work the lubricant into the hinges and that will hopefully be you sorted.
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