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hinge

noun [C] uk   us   /hɪndʒ/
a piece of metal that fastens the edge of a door, window, lid, etc. to something else and allows it to open or close: We had to take the front door off its hinges to get our new sofa into the house.
hinged
adjective uk   us   /hɪndʒd/
a hinged lid
Translations of “hinge”
in Arabic مِفَصَّلة…
in Korean 경첩…
in Malaysian engsel…
in French gond…
in Turkish menteşe, reze…
in Italian cardine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樞紐,鉸鏈…
in Russian петля…
in Polish zawias…
in Vietnamese bản lề…
in Spanish gozne, bisagra…
in Portuguese dobradiça…
in Thai บานพับ…
in German die Türangel…
in Catalan frontissa…
in Japanese (開き戸の)ちょうつがい…
in Indonesian engsel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 合页,铰链…
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