loose-joint hinge

loose-joint hinge
/loohs"joynt"/
a hinge having a knuckle formed from half of each flap, and with the upper half removable from the pin. Also called heave-off hinge, liftoff hinge.

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  • loose-joint hinge — /loohs joynt / a hinge having a knuckle formed from half of each flap, and with the upper half removable from the pin. Also called heave off hinge, liftoff hinge. * * * …   Universalium

  • loose-joint butt — noun : a single knuckle hinge with the pin secured in one of the halves and easily separated by sliding the pieces apart along the axis of the pin …   Useful english dictionary

  • heave-off hinge — /heev awf , of /. See loose joint hinge. * * * …   Universalium

  • liftoff hinge. — See loose joint hinge. * * * …   Universalium

  • heave-off hinge — /heev awf , of /. See loose joint hinge …   Useful english dictionary

  • liftoff hinge. — See loose joint hinge …   Useful english dictionary

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