Translation of hinge in Spanish:
- 1.1(of box, lid)to take a door off its hinges
bisagra (feminine)sacar una puerta de sus goznesExample sentences1.2 (of shell) (before noun) hinge joint
Example sentences1.3 (in philately)
- 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.
- 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.
intransitive verb hinges, hinging, hinged
- to hinge
ir asegurado con bisagras
aalgo(depend)it all hinges on her decision
dealgotodo depende de su decisiónExample sentences
- 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.
transitive verb hinges, hinging, hinged
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