piano hinge


Definition of piano hinge

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

Examples of piano hinge in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For larger windows or sliding doors, attach two pieces of plywood together with 2x4's or a piano hinge. Sun-Sentinel.com, 6 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of piano hinge

1905, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of piano hinge was in 1905

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“Piano hinge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piano%20hinge. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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