piano hinge

piano hinge
noun Date: 1926 a hinge that has a thin pin joint and extends along the full length of the part to be moved

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • piano hinge — /piˈænoʊ hɪndʒ/ (say pee anoh hinj) noun a hinge which runs along the length of the part to be moved,  comprising two flat narrow strips of metal which interlock over a thin pin joint; typically used to hinge the lid of an upright piano. Also,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • piano hinge — a long narrow hinge that runs the full length of the two surfaces to which its leaves are joined. Also called continuous hinge. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • piano hinge — noun : a hinge having a thin pin joint and extending along the full length of the turning part called also continuous hinge …   Useful english dictionary

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  • continuous hinge. — See piano hinge. * * * …   Universalium

  • continuous hinge — /kəntɪnjuəs ˈhɪndʒ/ (say kuhntinyoohuhs hinj) noun → piano hinge …   Australian English dictionary

  • continuous hinge — noun : piano hinge …   Useful english dictionary

  • continuous hinge. — See piano hinge …   Useful english dictionary

  • pianohinge — piano hinge n. A long narrow hinge with a pin running the entire length of its joint. * * * …   Universalium

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