hinge

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hinge(
hihnj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mechanics)
a. la bisagra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The rusted hinges of the gate shrieked as she opened it.Las bisagras herrumbradas del portón chirriaron cuando lo abrió.
b. el gozne
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We had to remove the door from its hinges to get a couch through.Tuvimos que quitar la puerta de los goznes para lograr que pasara un sofá.
2. (biology)
a. la charnela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The shells of clams, mussels, and scallops all have hinges.La concha de las almejas, al igual que la de los mejillones y las vieiras, tiene charnela.
3. (stamp collecting)
a. el fijasellos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The collector attached his new stamp to the page with a hinge.El coleccionista fijó su nuevo sello a la página con un fijasellos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to depend upon)
a. depender de
The beginning of the construction hinges upon approval from the city.El comienzo de las obras depende de la aprobación de la ciudad.
b. girar sobre
We need to recognize that a lot hinges on this decision.Tenemos que reconocer que hay mucho que gira sobre esta decisión.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to connect with a hinge)
a. engoznar
After doing the felt, the undertaker hinged the coffin.Después de hacer el fieltro, el encargado de la funeraria engoznó el ataúd.
b. unir con bisagras
The last step is to hinge the lid to the frame of the chest.El último paso es unir con bisagras la tapa con la estructura del baúl.
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hinge
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la bisagra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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hinge [hɪndʒ]
noun
[of door, window] bisagra (f); gozne (m); [of shell] charnela (f); also (Zool) (for stamps) fijasellos (m); eje (m);
intransitive verb
moverse sobre goznes
to hinge on moverse sobre; girar sobre; depender de
transitive verb
engoznar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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