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hingenoun [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 ​frontdoor off ​its hinges to get ​our new ​sofa into the ​house.
hinged
adjective uk   us   /hɪndʒd/
a hinged ​lid
(Definition of hinge from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hingenoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɪndʒ/
a ​foldingdevice, usually made of ​metal, that is ​attached to a ​door, ​gate, or ​lid on one ​side, ​allowing it to ​open and ​close
(Definition of hinge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hinge”
in Korean 경첩…
in Arabic مِفَصَّلة…
in Malaysian engsel…
in French gond…
in Russian петля…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樞紐,鉸鏈…
in Italian cardine…
in Turkish menteşe, reze…
in Polish zawias…
in Spanish gozne, bisagra…
in Vietnamese bản lề…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 合页,铰链…
in Indonesian engsel…
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