Hinge sentence example

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  • Ministers were naturally anxious to obtain the reversion to his vacant post, and Indian affairs formed at this time the hinge on which party politics turned.
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  • By this hinge one valve is closely fitted to the other.
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  • She whirled again, this time slamming the dagger into the opening between the door and frame, just above a hinge, to keep it from closing.
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  • Crania in life opens its valves by moving upon the straight hinge, without sliding the valve.
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  • In these bridges each bascule is prolonged backwards beyond the hinge so as to balance at the hinge, the prolongation sinking into the piers when the bridge is opened.
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  • Similar turgescence changes, taking place with similar rapidity in the midrib of the leaf of Dionaea, explainthe closing of the lobes upon their hinge.
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  • Possibly from this habit was developed the instinct to build a door with a movable hinge.
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  • He had looked at the empire from the colonial point of view, in a way only possible in a colonial atmosphere; and at home some of his colleagues had gone a long way, behind the scenes, to destroy one of the very factors on which the question of a practical scheme for imperial commercial federation seemed to hinge.
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  • Bodies blocked her descent to the basements where the warriors were, and she struck off down a narrow corridor that dead-ended in another set of stairs leading to a door hanging from one hinge.
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  • The recharge of material at the Hinge will be placed both in front of and behind the existing rock berm.
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  • The valves of inarticulate brachiopods are held together by muscles without a hinge.
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  • I found a fatigue crack in my Bickerton hinge.
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  • A better understanding of the inferior frontal lobe may thus hinge on our decision on when to look for clues in neurocognitive development.
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  • To fix this broken hidden hinge, see the gory photo sequence mentioned above.
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  • The new Hinge clamp range uses revolutionary kinematics to offer double-acting, low-cost hydraulic clamping with numerous mounting and connection options.
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  • Sadly, Mr Galland's fate is likely to hinge on whether or not the presiding magistrate ever rolled a spliff in his youth.
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  • The jaw is wide at the hinge tapering to a broad blunt muzzle.
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  • In the corner of the lower slab is a rather shapeless hinge socket, indicating that the gate hinge also was not well formed.
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  • If this pressure is not relieved in some way, the train may be derailed either (I) by " climbing " the outer rail, with injury to that rail and, generally, to the corresponding wheel-flanges; (2) by overturning about the outer rail as a hinge, possibly without injury to rails or wheels; or (3) by forcing the outer rail outwards, occasionally to the extent of shearing the spikes that hold it down at the curve, thus spreading or destroying the track.
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  • - Articulate Brachiopoda, with pedicle-opening restricted to ventral valve, and either open at the hinge line or more or less completely closed by a pseudo-deltidium, which may disappear in adult.
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  • The verse remains a crux inter pretum, and no exegesis hitherto given can be deemed thoroughly satisfactory; but the interpretation of the whole book must not be made to hinge on a single word in a verse which might be altogether removed without affecting the general course of the prophet's argument.
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  • Wooden shutters on a simple hinge would have been the height of luxury.
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  • Flip-ups have a hinge that secures them to the top of your glasses, making it possible for them to stay on your frames even when not in use.
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  • Fluid hinge mechanisms in our recliners, loungers and sofas make the transition from sitting to sleeping effortless.
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  • The most traditional eye makeup designs hinge themselves upon emphasizing facial features rather than adding crazy pops of color that yell, "Look at me-I'm wearing makeup!"
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  • The mirror will not fully release from the product; it is connected by a hinge inside the compact.
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  • You can add a hinge to the window frame and a latch to secure it against the wind, or simply weigh it down with bricks.
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  • Add a hinge to the back and to the window and the latch and you have a basic cold frame.
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  • Attach the attic door panel to the new frame with the hinge that is included with the kit.
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  • The bangles fasten in the back with a discreet spring hinge mechanism.
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  • Thanks to a spring hinge, you can be with shades or without in a matter of seconds-the tinted part flips up for lower light conditions when you don't need it.
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  • Some are even available with a flex hinge.
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  • The styles are hand made in Berlin, exclusive and the frames are cut from stainless steel and then molded into the necessary form or made from acetate with a unique type of "sheath" hinge.
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  • It could be that the hinge is stretched out or perhaps a screw is loose or missing.If you determine that the hinge is stretched out then use a pair of pliers to carefully bend it back into place.
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  • Another option, if you have a repair kit, use the rubber rings over the hinge to hold it into place.
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  • Maybe the hinge itself has broken off from your frame.
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  • Sometimes the eyeglass owner can do certain repairs themselves, such as replacing a screw on a non-spring hinge.
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  • All you need to do is slip the band directly over the hinge to keep everything firm and in position.
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  • The genuine article will have a specific, high-quality hinge that you should be able to bend gently without distorting or "popping."
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  • This look also features Megol enhanced temples, a pin hinge, an eight base curve and is also prescription friendly.
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  • From the Statice collection we have Sunset, a cat-eyed shaped, heavy handed frame with handmade Italian Zyl, a Hobbie S/S hinge and a central wire core for a supreme fit.
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  • They offer everything from spring hinge temples to drill mount styles (rimless).
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  • Ralph Lauren frames come in plastic or metal, and have a spring hinge.
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  • The frame itself has a clean design with a mono-black spring hinge that offers superior comfort, and if you'd like a finish in a color other than silver, they've got that too.
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  • Essential: This look is the classic Silhouette style that begins with a gentle hinge, flows into a substantial arm, and then tapers off gently to a delicate finish.
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  • Repairs can be done to replace those parts as well as to fix minor items such as a bent frame or a loose screw or hinge.
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  • There are two screens located on the DS, one on each part of the hinge.
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  • Constructed out of pine, maple, oak, exotic woods and even leather, some boxes open while upright with a hinge and others have removable lids.
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  • This means that it will be a flip phone, but not in the conventional sense, instead opening from a side-mounted hinge.
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  • It is a combination of a hinge and a gliding joint.
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  • At the rock-step their opposite hands allow a bit more space, like opening a hinge, and then coming back together.
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  • Each branch is permanently connected to the center pole with a metal or plastic hinge.
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  • If you have ever experienced the pain of getting your finger caught in a door hinge, you will appreciate a product like the Fingershield Child Safety Device.
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  • The Fingershield is a shield that fits over the hinge of almost any door.
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  • Jones-Horan sold an 1815 Robert Roskell pocket watch with a gold dial, but "custom fitted" by the previous owner onto a footed brass case and with a broken hinge.
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  • Watch face has a metal hinge cover that is a cut-out of the bat signal.
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  • Jewelry clasp: A watch with a jewelry clasp has a hook, suspended from a hinge, that folds over a thin bar to fasten the band.
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  • Bend forward, trying as much as possible to hinge from the hips and not the middle of your back, while keeping your back as straight as possible.
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  • Hinge forward at the hips until your chest is almost to your thighs.
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  • Lift your feet off the floor and hinge them upward, forming 90-degree angles at your hips and your knees.
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  • Not that it's a slam dunk from this point, but the percentages are in your favor after your customer has experienced their hinge event.
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  • Hinge events may take place when a visitor orders a sample, interacts with your online demo, chats with a customer service agent or downloads a product flyer.
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  • But how do you actually know your hinge events, i.e., which pages out of all your web pages contribute the most to sales conversions?
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  • In my vernacular, your pages with the highest Dollar Index are where hinge events occur.
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  • The hinge was oiled and didn't squeak because the friction had been reduced.
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  • " To confer on the wings the multiplicity of movements which they require, they are supplied with double hinge or compound joints, which enable them to move not only in an upward, downward, forward and backward direction, but also at various intermediate degrees of obliquity.
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  • If the high chair is foldable, make sure that the hinge mechanisms lock when it's open.
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  • It contains one metal screwdriver and the two most commonly used hinge screws for frames.
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  • The success of the celebration does not hinge on the selection of party favors.
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  • He was opposed to the Covenant of the League of Nations, holding that " either the Covenant involves a surrender of national sovereignty and submits our future destiny to the League, or it is an empty thing, big in name, and will ultimately disappoint all of humanity that hinge its hopes upon it."
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  • - One row of branchial filaments is directed dorsally, the other ventrally; the mantle has a long posteroventral suture and a single posterior aperture; the labial palps of each side are fused together; shell elongate; hinge without teeth; periostracum thick.
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  • Lyrodesmidae.-Extinct; shell inequilateral, posterior side shorter; hinge short, teeth in form of a fan.
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  • - The fortress draw-bridge is the original type, in which a single leaf, or bascule, turns round a horizontal hinge at one abutment.
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  • The ligament is external, and the hinge carries cardinal teeth in each valve.
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  • Hinge pliodont, that is to say, it has numerous teeth on either side of the umbones and the teeth are perpendicular to the edge.
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  • Parallelodontidae.-Shell as in Arca, but the posterior hinge teeth elongated and parallel to the cardinal border.
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  • Limopsidae.-Shell orbicular, hinge curved, ligament longer transversely than antero-posteriorly; foot elongate, pointed anteriorly and posteriorly.
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  • Solid as it looks, its weight is inconsiderable, and the perfect hinge by which the maxilla is articulated adds to its efficiency as an instrument of prehension.
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  • By a horizontal incision on each side of the body a large ventral area has been separated and turned over, as it were on a hinge, to the animal's left side.
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  • There were powers protecting the threshold, the door and the hinge: and the duties of the house, the farm, the mill, had each its appointed guardian.
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  • Dreissensiidae.-Shell elongated; hinge without teeth;.
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  • In the trap-door species of Lycosidae, like, for instance, Lycosa opifex of the Russian steppes, the hinge is weak and the lid of the burrow is kept normally shut by being very much thicker and heavier at its free margin opposite the hinge so that it readily falls by its own weight.
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  • The development of feudal society, of centralizing kingship and ultimately of a system of common law, brought about great changes which all hinge on the fundamental fact that the kings, while increasing the power of the state in other respects, surrendered it completely as regards the relations between the peasants and their lords.
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  • In the burrows made by the Mygalomorphae, on the contrary, the hinge is strong and highly elastic, its component silken threads being laid on in such a way that the door shuts with a snap when the occupant has passed in or out.
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  • (b) Bairdiidae, which have the valves smooth, with the hinge untoothed.
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