Definition of 'hinge'
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Apple may introduce a flexible display with a hinge at one side. The Sun (2016)The Sun understands the case could hinge on mobile phone footage of the incident filmed by the men and since seized by cops. The Sun (2016)The Sun reported that the case could hinge on mobile phone footage of the incident filmed by the men and seized by police. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your case hinges on what happened next. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the crucial evidence may hinge on the slightest of nuances. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The game hinged on two incidents inside the space of a minute in the second half. The Sun (2013)How do the bits hinge together historically? The Past is Before Us - feminism in action since the 1960s (1989)And much of their importance in history has hinged on the associations they have evoked. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One of the great modern managerial careers now hinges on a long shot. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Which means an awful lot hinges on the result. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The hinges of their cases snap and the booklet slides to the floor. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)They should at least take the door off its hinges. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The first half hinged on two scrums. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It seems now to hinge on confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The destiny of both clubs could hinge on the result. The Sun (2007)The case appears to hinge on how the couple spent their final moments. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The door seal needs to be replaced but that requires a new door and hinges. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He felt that the answers could seriously affect the service and that it all hinged on the two access questions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The sea chest beside the bunk was also empty, its lid hanging open from one hinge. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)We've put some blocks in place that give us something to hinge on to. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The whole future of the world may not hinge on our answers, but who knows? Christianity Today (2000)But one of its hinges had gone, and the other hinge was tearing too. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Britain and Europe are teetering on a hinge of history. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His success hinges greatly on something over which he has no control: the price of oil. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This stunning piece of cinema hinges on one reckless moment of childish stupidity, and rattles alarmingly between characters and crises on three continents. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Indeed, some of the most vivid memories I have brought home have hinged on something else entirely. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'hinge'
British English: hinge /hɪndʒ/ NOUN
A hinge is a moveable joint made of metal, wood, or plastic that joins two things so that one of them can swing freely.
Heavy doors opened on oiled hinges.
- American English: hinge
- Arabic: مُفَصَّلَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: dobradiça
- Chinese: 铰链
- Croatian: šarka
- Czech: závěs pant
- Danish: hængsel
- Dutch: scharnier
- European Spanish: bisagra
- Finnish: sarana
- French: gond
- German: Scharnier
- Greek: μεντεσές
- Italian: cardine
- Japanese: ちょうつがい
- Korean: 경첩
- Norwegian: hengsel
- Polish: zawias
- European Portuguese: dobradiça
- Romanian: balama
- Russian: петля
- Spanish: bisagra
- Swedish: gångjärn
- Thai: บานพับ
- Turkish: menteşe
- Ukrainian: петля
- Vietnamese: bản lề
Definition of hinge from the Collins English Dictionary
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