Hing



(IRC) Fortuitous typo for “hint”, now in wide intentional use among players of initgame.
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(1994-12-07)

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  • Hinge

    [hinj] /hɪndʒ/ noun 1. a jointed device or flexible piece on which a door, gate, shutter, lid, or other attached part turns, swings, or moves. 2. a natural anatomical joint at which motion occurs around a transverse axis, as that of the knee or a bivalve shell. 3. that on which something is based or […]

  • Hinged

    [hinj] /hɪndʒ/ noun 1. a jointed device or flexible piece on which a door, gate, shutter, lid, or other attached part turns, swings, or moves. 2. a natural anatomical joint at which motion occurs around a transverse axis, as that of the knee or a bivalve shell. 3. that on which something is based or […]



  • Hinged flap

    hinged flap n. A turnover flap transferred by lifting it over onto its pedicle as though the pedicle was a hinge.

  • Hinge-joint

    noun, Anatomy. 1. . hinge joint n. A uniaxial joint in which a broad, transversely cylindrical convexity on one bone fits into a corresponding concavity on the other, allowing motion in one plane only, as in the elbow. Also called ginglymoid joint. hinge joint (hĭnj) A joint, such as the elbow, in which a convex […]



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