hinge moment

hinge moment

[′hinjd ¦mō·mənt]
(aerospace engineering)
The tendency of an aerodynamic force to produce motion about the hinge line of a control surface.
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This, we can be sure, is a hinge moment in the history of cryptocurrency.
Maryanne Wolf refers to the current period we are in as the "hinge moment between print and digital cultures" and warns us that there are hidden costs associated with this shift.
But for insurance enterprises, digital transformation has reached a hinge moment. Today, it's no longer a question of whether insurers will pursue a digital strategy; it's a matter of what that strategy will look like.
But please stop telling me that Atomic Blonde , on the heels of Wonder Woman , amounts to some hinge moment for movies, which are henceforth going to shower us with female action leads.
A hinge moment refers to the torque produced by an aerodynamic force acting on the surface of an aircraft at the rudderpost [1-3].
"Lipstadt has done a great service by untethering the trial from Arendt's polarizing presence, recovering the event as a gripping legal drama, as well as a hinge moment in Israel's history and in the world's delayed awakening to the magnitude of the Holocaust.
Since the hinge moment of the Christian story is the resurrection of one particular body, it's odd that some of us are willing to believe in his and not in ours.
Also, it gives me an excuse to point out that Lance's article is truly must-read, establishing as it does that the ultra-nationalist Kahane's 1990 murder in Manhattan was not some small provincial story, but rather an absolute hinge moment in the United States's war with al-Qaida; and that, in fact, you can trace the success of several al-Qaida operations, including 9/11, to the mishandling of the prosecution of Kahane's killers.
Thus, `that Jesus understood his presence in Jerusalem to be the hinge moment in the eschatological drama had its basis in' the Zion traditions (p.