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  • v. Present participle of hinge.


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  • As a teacher in Washington state, I am required to administer the our high-stakes test each spring although at the middle school level, where I teach, there's no diploma immediately hingeing on a student's passing the test--but any student who fails any portion of the test would certainly be at risk of failing the test required for graduation, which is given in tenth grade.

    Do You Remember High School?

  • In the first place, the date of the book of Daniel is matter of controversy, hingeing partly on precisely such questions as the true significance and derivation of _sump [= o] ny [= a] _.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"

  • -- Fig. 237 is a sectional plan of a corner cupboard showing a good method of hingeing the door.

    Woodwork Joints How they are Set Out, How Made and Where Used.

  • One of the most common forms of hinged joint in use to-day is that formed by using the "butt" hinge, and many troubles experienced by the amateur, such as "hinge-bound," "stop-bound," and "screw-bound" doors, etc., are due to a lack of knowledge of the principles of hingeing.

    Woodwork Joints How they are Set Out, How Made and Where Used.

  • This arrangement of hingeing allows the table leg to swing in an angle of 180 degrees and is much neater in its appearance.

    Woodwork Joints How they are Set Out, How Made and Where Used.

  • But as he dwelt upon them they were made complex by other considerations hingeing upon him.

    Man to Man

  • Every one called in consequence, save such as might be prosecuting a South Sea quarrel, hingeing on the price of copra and the odd cent, or perhaps a difference about poultry.

    In the South Seas

  • Burton, in his quaint and curious, book -- the only one, Johnson says, that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise -- describes the causes of Melancholy as hingeing mainly on Idleness.


  • He had anecdotes of other descriptions without end to tell, most of them hingeing on the bad way the junior officers of the service were treated.

    Paddy Finn

  • I am hingeing to a vines dictionary download for pda at talk who is twice my wife.



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