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verb as in be contingent on

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I choose a beautiful set of strap hinges for my doors, to give my shed a distinctive look.

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Don’t worry, this won’t damage the coating of your lenses or the hinges of your frames.

Instead of tying the mask around your wrist or sticking it in your pocket, this chain borrows from the same concept as chains for eyeglasses, using hinge closures around the face mask straps to keep it securely around your neck.

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It took the nonprofit a month to put her bedroom door back on the hinges, she said.

The evidence considered by the jury hinged on a 90-second exchange of words, violence, and gunshots.

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.

Once again, the course of history hinged on the outcome of a preemptive strike.

Elimination is your watchword, whether chucking 20th century memorabilia or relationships hinged on reminiscence.

The largest three-hinged-arch bridge constructed is the Viaur viaduct in the south of France (fig. 30).

A more common type is a bridge with two leaves or bascules, one hinged at each abutment.

This small circular opening can also be closed, if necessary, by a wooden-hinged cover made for the purpose.

The lifeboats were stowed on hinged wood chocks on the boat deck, by groups of three at the forward and four at the after ends.

An ordinary postal-card printing frame, D, with a hinged back was used and placed on the shelf A, as shown.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hinged, such as: depend, pivot, hang, rest, turn, and pend.

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