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Definition of hing

"hing" is probably misspelled. Trying hinge instead Definition of hinge

1. hinge [ n ] a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other

Used in print:

(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)

We were forbidden to swing on the gates , lest they sag on their hinges in a poor-white-trash way , but we could stand on them , when they were latched , rest our chins on the top , and stare and stare , committing to memory , quite unintentionally , all the details that lay before our eyes .

Synonyms hinge flexible_joint Related Terms joint butt_hinge tee_hinge strap_hinge gate exterior_door swing_door car_door French_door bi-fold_door pintle

2. hinge [ v ] attach with a hinge

Synonyms hinge Related Terms attach

3. hinge [ n ] a circumstance upon which subsequent events depend
Examples: "his absence is the hinge of our plan"

Synonyms hinge Related Terms circumstance

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