strap hinge


strap hinge
noun
a hinge with two long straps; one strap is fastened to the surface of a moving part (e.g., a door or lid) and the other is fastened to the adjacent stationary frame
Syn: ↑joint hinge
Hypernyms: ↑hinge, ↑flexible joint

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noun
: a hinge with long flaps by which it is fastened to the surface of a door and the adjacent wall — compare butt hinge

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strap hinge noun
A hinge fastened by a long leaf or flap
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Main Entry:strap

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strap hinge,
a hinge with a long band of metal, usually on each side, by which it is secured to a door and a post.

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n. a hinge with long leaves or flaps for screwing onto the surface of a door or gate

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Strap hinge — Strap Strap, n. [OE. strope, AS. stropp, L. stroppus, struppus, perhaps fr. Gr. ? a band or cord, fr. ? to twist, to turn (cf. {Strophe}). Cf. {Strop} a strap, a piece of rope.] 1. A long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the like;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strap hinge — n. a hinge with long, usually triangular, parts by which it is fastened: see HINGE * * * …   Universalium

  • strap hinge — n. a hinge with long, usually triangular, parts by which it is fastened: see HINGE …   English World dictionary

  • strap-hinge — /strap hinj /, n. a hinge having a flap, esp. a long one, attached to one face of a door or the like. See illus. under hinge. [1730 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • strap-hinge — /strap hinj /, n. a hinge having a flap, esp. a long one, attached to one face of a door or the like. See illus. under hinge. [1730 40] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Strap — Strap, n. [OE. strope, AS. stropp, L. stroppus, struppus, perhaps fr. Gr. ? a band or cord, fr. ? to twist, to turn (cf. {Strophe}). Cf. {Strop} a strap, a piece of rope.] 1. A long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the like;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strap bolt — Strap Strap, n. [OE. strope, AS. stropp, L. stroppus, struppus, perhaps fr. Gr. ? a band or cord, fr. ? to twist, to turn (cf. {Strophe}). Cf. {Strop} a strap, a piece of rope.] 1. A long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the like;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strap head — Strap Strap, n. [OE. strope, AS. stropp, L. stroppus, struppus, perhaps fr. Gr. ? a band or cord, fr. ? to twist, to turn (cf. {Strophe}). Cf. {Strop} a strap, a piece of rope.] 1. A long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the like;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strap rail — Strap Strap, n. [OE. strope, AS. stropp, L. stroppus, struppus, perhaps fr. Gr. ? a band or cord, fr. ? to twist, to turn (cf. {Strophe}). Cf. {Strop} a strap, a piece of rope.] 1. A long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the like;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hinge — For the surname, see Hinge (surname). For the philatelic term, see Stamp hinge. A barrel hinge A hinge is a type of bearing that connects two solid objects, typically allowing only a limited angle of rotation between them. Two objects connected… …   Wikipedia