rising hinge


a gravity hinge causing a door, shutter, etc., to rise slightly when opened.

Nearby words

  1. risible,
  2. rising,
  3. rising action,
  4. rising damp,
  5. rising diphthong,
  6. rising rhythm,
  7. rising sign,
  8. rising trot,
  9. risk,
  10. risk aversion

Origin of rising hinge

First recorded in 1800–10

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