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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: hinge joint
n 1: a freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated
as to allow extensive movement in one plane [syn: ginglymus,
2: a joint allowing movement in one plane only [syn: knuckle joint
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Hinge joint
Hinge \Hinge\, n. [OE. henge, heeng; akin to D. heng, LG. henge,
Prov. E. hingle a small hinge; connected with hang, v., and
Icel. hengja to hang. See Hang.]
1. The hook with its eye, or the joint, on which a door,
gate, lid, etc., turns or swings; a flexible piece, as a
strip of leather, which serves as a joint to turn on.
The gate self-opened wide,
On golden hinges turning. --Milton.
2. That on which anything turns or depends; a governing
principle; a cardinal point or rule; as, this argument was
the hinge on which the question turned.
3. One of the four cardinal points, east, west, north, or
When the moon is in the hinge at East. --Creech.
Nor slept the winds . . . but rushed abroad.
(a) (Anat.) See Ginglymus.
(b) (Mech.) Any joint resembling a hinge, by which two
pieces are connected so as to permit relative turning
in one plane.
To be off the hinges, to be in a state of disorder or
irregularity; to have lost proper adjustment. --Tillotson.