HINGE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of hinge
n. a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other
His absence is the hinge of our plan.
Sentence in Classic:
At the same instant the bookcase at which Holmes pointed swung round upon a hinge, and a woman rushed out into the room.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
My little portmanteau was in the boot under my feet; I had but to turn a hinge to get it out; I threw it down before me, got down after it, and was left at the first lamp on the first stones of the town pavement.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
The noise of the hinge rang in his ears with something of the piercing and formidable sound of the trump of the Day of Judgment.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
The head part turned over with a leather hinge, and there lay Queequeg in his coffin with little but his composed countenance in view.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Then with his lens he tested the hinges, but they were of solid iron, built firmly into the massive masonry.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
This time his skill was greater or his tool was better, for there was a sudden snap and the creak of the hinges.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
After some delay, and some assistance from Toby, the shutter to which he had referred, swung open on its hinges.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context