What is another word for hinges?

Pronunciation: [hˈɪnd͡ʒɪz] (IPA)

There are multiple synonyms for "hinges", including "joints", "connectors", "pivot points", "articulations", "fasteners", and "linkages". Each of these synonyms describes the same basic function of allowing a door or lid to swing open and closed while being attached to a frame or base. The word "joints" is commonly used to reference moving parts in the human body, while "connectors" and "pivot points" are often used in a mechanical context. "Articulations" is a more technical term that describes the movement of bones in the body, while "fasteners" and "linkages" can be used to describe the connection between two objects that allow for movement.

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Usage examples for Hinges

The window rattled, the door creaked on its hinges and every few minutes a gust of wind came down the chimney and blew the ashes into our faces.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
Jack did as requested, and Percival raised the axe and dealt the door a sturdy blow, which took it off its hinges and sent it crashing into a narrow passage beyond.
"The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island"
Cyril Burleigh
He shouted "Stephen," but his voice was drowned by the storm and the gate behind him, creaking on its hinges, answered him with shrill cries.
Hugh Walpole

Famous quotes with Hinges

  • In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian, African and Latin American people who make up the overwhelming majority of the world's population.
    Lin Biao
  • As a small country, both in size and population, our future hinges on the quality of our people.
    Hassanal Bolkiah
  • Love and death are the two great hinges on which all human sympathies turn.
    B. R. Hayden
  • If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values - that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Big doors swing on little hinges.
    W. Clement Stone

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