Definition of strap hinge in English:

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strap hinge

Pronunciation: /ˈstrap ˌhinj/


A hinge with long leaves or flaps for screwing onto the surface of a door or gate.
Example sentences
  • Attach the tip of the trowel to one side of a narrow strap hinge using epoxy made for metal.
  • Two panels hang from posts with heavy strap hinges so they can swing open for loading bulky furniture and garden supplies.
  • The exception is the chest in Plate I on which the present butt hinges are replacements for the original strap hinges.

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Syllabification: strap hinge

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