how to pronounce hinge

hɪndʒ

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meanings of hinge

noun:

  1. A naturally occurring joint resembling such hardware in form or action, as in the shell of a bivalve.
  2. The median of the upper or lower half of a batch, sample, or probability distribution.
  3. A jointed or flexible device that allows the pivoting of a door etc.
  4. One of the four cardinal points, east, west, north, or south.
  5. A stamp hinge, a folded and gummed paper rectangle for affixing postage stamps in an album.
  6. A principle, or a point in time, on which subsequent reasonings or events depend.

verb:

  1. To attach by, or equip with a hinge.
  2. To depend on something.
  3. The breaking off of the distal end of a knapped stone flake whose presumed course across the face of the stone core was truncated prematurely, leaving not a feathered distal end but instead the scar of a nearly perpendicular break.
  4. To bend.

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