piano hinge

noun

Definition of piano hinge 

: a hinge that has a thin pin joint and extends along the full length of the part to be moved

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For larger windows or sliding doors, attach two pieces of plywood together with 2x4's or a piano hinge. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Hurricane shutter guide: Compare types," 6 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of piano hinge

1905, in the meaning defined above

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