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piano hinge

a long narrow hinge that runs the full length of the two surfaces to which its leaves are joined.
Also called continuous hinge.
Origin of piano hinge
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for piano hinge
  • Cover to have full length piano hinge and convenient handle.
  • The door hinges shall be a one-piece, continuous piano hinge, with a stainless steel hinge pin.
  • Heavy duty piano hinge constructed of aluminum with stainless steel pivot pin.
  • The hinge shall be concealed, pivoting rod or piano hinge.
  • The door shall be attached to the cabinet through the use of a continuous stainless steel or aluminum piano hinge.
  • One side of the box is equipped with a piano hinge and threaded closures to serve as an access panel.
  • It is attached to the wing box by a full length piano hinge at both the top and bottom surfaces.
  • Each door is hinged horizontal at the top with a continuous steel piano hinge.

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