And this is to say nothing of election strategies that hinged on racial resentment.
The case against them hinged on the testimony of their accomplice Nathaniel Simms.
It is then hinged at one side to the top edge of the rail, so that it can be turned back like a trunk, or box, cover.
The ornithopter has hinged planes which work like the wings of a bird.
Its jaws, hinged on a horizontal plane, opened and closed between fleshy flaps.
He rose up straightening himself as though he were a hinged figure.
It is hinged upon a fulcrum which slides upon the two vertical rods shown in the illustration.
Where it is desired to have the hinged portion open flat and no more.
All birds can move the upper mandible, because it is hinged to the skull.
The gains may be cut in one or both of the pieces to be hinged together.
c.1300, "the axis of the earth;" late 14c. as "movable joint of a gate or door," not found in Old English, cognate with Middle Dutch henghe "hook, handle," Middle Low German henge "hinge," from Proto-Germanic *hanhan (transitive), *hangen (intransitive), from PIE *konk- "to hang" (see hang (v.)). The notion is the thing from which a door hangs.
c.1600, "to bend," from hinge (n.). Meaning "turn on, depend" is from 1719. Related: Hinged; hinging.
A jointed or flexible device that allows the turning or pivoting of a part, such as a door or lid, on a stationary frame.
(Heb. tsir), that on which a door revolves. "Doors in the East turn rather on pivots than on what we term hinges. In Syria, and especially in the Hauran, there are many ancient doors, consisting of stone slabs with pivots carved out of the same piece inserted in sockets above and below, and fixed during the building of the house" (Prov. 26:14).