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hinge

Pronunciation: /hɪndʒ/

Translation of hinge in Spanish:

noun/nombre

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (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

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (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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