Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a hinge or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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hinge +‎ -like

Examples

  • Japan has a history of being subjected to typhoons and earthquakes, and the builders quickly discovered that there were distinct advantages to the fibrous timbers and the hingelike joints that connected them.

    BUILDING THE TIMBER FRAME HOUSE

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