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hinge

see hinge joint.

craniofacial hinge
flexible connection between the skull bones in many birds and reptiles which permit the upper jaw to be raised at the same time as the mandible is depressed; well developed between the nasal and frontal bones in psittacine birds.
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You can also pattern the lines on either side of the material," Dickey says, "which causes the hinges to fold in different directions.
The first step in assembling the hinge tracker is to glue one of the 10-32 nuts over the hole farthest from the hinge pin, and the V4-20 nut to the lower of the two holes nearest the pin.
Screw each hinge to the door frame with a single screw and open the hinges.
To fix a loose hinge, drill out the old screw hole, insert a red wall plug, then put the screw back in
and open in the air; consecrate the hinge a man makes with a
Key Capability: According to the company, a lift-off hinge makes it possible to remove a door from a cabinet or enclosure without disassembling the hinge.
Tap out the hinge's outline with a chisel and then cut across the grain with the chisel to remove the wood, but only as deep as the hinge was.
A spring-loaded closer can be installed on existing door hinges by removing the hinge pin and inserting the closer.
Like its predecessor, the Intralox Series 800 SeamFree[TM] Open Hinge FlatTop belt, this new product features the widest seamless plastic module (36 inches/914 mm) available on the market.
A hinge joint in your body works much like a door hinge.
With a pivot hinge and lightweight design, the Ankle X does not restrict maneuverability and can be worn for hours.