There are 2 translations of hinge in Spanish:

hinge1

Pronunciation: /hɪndʒ/

n

  • 1.1 (of door, window, gate) bisagra (f), gozne (m); (of box, lid) bisagra (f) to take a door off its hinges sacar* una puerta de sus goznes
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    • He had only time to back away before the thick wooden doors swung open, hinges protesting loudly.
    • The door stood open, its hinges and locking mechanisms smashed.
    • There was a knock on my door, and it swung open on its hinges.
    1.2 (of shell) charnela (f) (before n) hinge joint charnela (f)
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    • The hinge ligament of bivalve shell is an example of a complex development.
    • Your elbow joints are simple hinges, and they can bend only one way and on a direct line.
    • A good analog of the decrescent side is the interarea of brachiopods or the hinge area of bivalves.
    1.3 (in philately) fijasellos (m), bisagra (f)

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There are 2 translations of hinge in Spanish:

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vi (hinges, hinging, hinged)

  • to hinge on sth (turn) girar sobre algo; (be fixed) ir* asegurado con bisagras a algo; (depend) depender de algo it all hinges on her decision todo depende de su decisión
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    • Some take the form of little chests of drawers, others have hinged lids.
    • Another option is to hinge the top part so that the seat becomes a lid that you just lift up.
    • There were two hinged wooden boxes in the closet under the stairs.
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    • When the gallery is open, the door will hinge out into the foyer so that it offers another perspective on the building.
    • The only way in and out was through two huge doors that hinged opposite each other.
    • There was a knock on the door, which hinged open momentarily.
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    • Selling is a strange phenomenon because being successful financially in this industry hinges upon your individual performance.
    • The success of the Raiders hinges largely on the performance of their reconfigured defensive line.
    • Any innovator will tell you that success hinges less on getting everything right than on how you handle getting things wrong.

vt (hinges, hinging, hinged)

  • to hinge sth on oto sth unir algo a algo con bisagras the flaps are hinged to the wing of the aircraft los alerones están unidos por bisagras al ala del avión

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