verb (used without object), hinged, hing·ing.
verb (used with object), hinged, hing·ing.
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Origin of hinge
OTHER WORDS FROM hingehingeless, adjectivehingelike, adjectivere·hinge, verb (used with object), re·hinged, re·hing·ing.well-hinged, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for hinge
And this is to say nothing of election strategies that hinged on racial resentment.
The case against them hinged on the testimony of their accomplice Nathaniel Simms.
He knew, as well as I, that his poor average of happiness was fortuitous—that it hinged on the life of his master.
The roosts are fastened to a strong frame, as shown in drawing, and the frame—in sections—is hinged at the back.Carpentry and Woodwork|Edwin W. Foster
It consists of a socket into which slides a pencil by hard friction, and to which is hinged a tapering, pointed leg.
Discovering that a hinged shelf on the wall was intended for a table, we put it up and set our breakfast on it.Land of the Burnt Thigh|Edith Eudora Kohl
The quickest saw frames oscillate, being supported on legs that are hinged to the bottom of the frame.Farm Mechanics|Herbert A. Shearer