T hinge

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n T hinge a hinge that looks like the letter T when it is opened; similar to a strap hinge except that one strap has been replaced by half of a butt hinge that can be mortised flush into the stationary frame
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Usage

In literature:

We have shaken it already, the hinges must give if the lock won't.
"The Woman in White" by Wilkie Collins
There isn't a picket off the fence, or a hinge loose anywhere.
"Ruth Fielding of the Red Mill" by Alice B. Emerson
The tongue of that plain-spoken man was hinged in the middle; but one couldn't feel certain.
"Alias The Lone Wolf" by Louis Joseph Vance
An' I know yuh ain't any hinge.
"Wide Courses" by James Brendan Connolly
If he didn't go over on a large steel skyscraper he'd take a dure off its hinges an' go on that.
"Mr. Dooley Says" by Finley Dunne
We'd never lived i' a house wi' a back door, an' t' missus had to hing all her weshin' of a Tuesday across t' street.
"More Tales of the Ridings" by Frederic Moorman
Fit and hang a T-brace with a pair of butt hinges on each side of the swing tops.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools" by Ministry of Education Ontario
By Jove, we haven't a hinge to our names!
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
It probably has some hinge or spring that is rusted, and so it doesn't work as it ought to.
"Patty's Friends" by Carolyn Wells
It hasn't got a hinge, and is as heavy as an elephant; you have to lift it up and drag it along the ground.
"A California Girl" by Edward Eldridge
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In poetry:

A dark fir-wud hings ower the burn,
That wannerin' jinks roun' monny a turn,
Far doon oot through the lanely dell,
By whilk ance leev't my Cousin Bell.
"Cousin Bell: An Incident In Real Life" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

"Don't Hinge your hood on an old bracket".
What's shaping up to be a close election could hinge on a group of voters that hasn't always felt it had much of a voice in American politics.
T he current presidential campaign hinges on jobs and the economy.
While Hing does offer fish and chips ("We do salmon and cod - we can't not offer fish and chips in Steveston"), his barbecue experiment has turned out to be a hit.
While Hing does offer fish and chips ("We do salmon and cod — we can't not offer fish and chips in Steveston"), his barbecue experiment has turned out to be a hit.
The three passengers enter and exit through a front-hinged canopy, and there doesn't appear to be any space for luggage.
Cowboys' confidence in themselves didn't hinge on Atlanta outcoming .
Better Stroke Care Protocols Don' t Hinge on Hospital Size.
Cowboys' confidence in themselves didn' t hinge on Atlanta outcoming.
The arrival of Shoptiques isn't a Cinderella story, but both tales do hinge on a pair of shoes.
Better Stroke Care Protocols Don't Hinge on Hospital Size.
Moving up top to our Paramount Restyling ladder rack, we slipped the hinged ladder lock base over the 2-inch tubing and secured the stainless baseplate with two T-30 Torx bolts supplied in the ladder lock kit (PN: 8252DAT, $30.00).
But shouldn't these policy debates hinge on what policy would be best for, you know, the United States.
Public confidence hinges on whether he's held accountable, or that we get a good explanation for why he isn't.
T hings certainly have changed since I ate exclusively vegetarian .
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In science:

That T r is independent of the choices made, and that it is a trace, hinges on the following two propositions.
Deformation Quantization of Endomorphism Bundles
F or the rigid graph is om orphism , w e can res t ric t to n even and dis t inguis hing the c as es H t riv ial (t he graphs are not is om orphic ) or H = { Id , (a , a −1 , 1 )} w here a ∈ S n / 2 is an is om orphism betw een the tw o graphs .
The Hidden Subgroup Problem
Our results hinge on being able to consider Mµ(a) as a suitable compact perturbation of the Toeplitz operator T (a) (see (11)).
Perturbed Toeplitz operators and radial determinantal processes
This result hinges on knowing, as before, the Virasoro constraints for the (t, s) deformations of the matrix integral (12.1).
The spectrum of coupled random matrices
The data being fit will have a lot to say about some parameters, and almost not hing to say about others.
Precision charm physics, m_c and alpha_s from lattice QCD
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