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English definition of “hinge”

hinge

noun [C] uk   /hɪndʒ/ us  
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   /hɪndʒd/ us  
a hinged lid
(Definition of hinge from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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