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  • n  a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other
  • n  a circumstance upon which subsequent events depend
    his absence is the hinge of our plan
  • v  attach with a hinge

  • Wright's essential argument hinges on a technicality: Moss is an ordained Baptist minister who has yet to be fully ordained in the United Church of Christ, the predominantly white .
  • But the verdict held a twist: at first the case seemed to hinge on whether an Andersen employee ordered tons of Enron paperwork to be shredded before investigators arrived.
  • It's a safe bet that Hung Huang is the only style magnate who chose her career because she was "sick of hinges and pistons.
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  • Land battle hinges on timing of fraud claims
    A battle over the future of land containing Native American antiquities will hinge on whether a group should have raised a claim more than three years ago that the land may have been wrongly sold.
    June 15, 2013 - The Spectrum
  • House passes NC budget; talks with Senate ahead
    The North Carolina House completed debate Thursday on its version of a state budget, setting the stage for negotiations with the Senate. The length of talks could hinge on how quickly Republicans can compromise ...
    June 14, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Acer Aspire R7 Review
    The Acer machine you’re about to see is rather unique – it’s got what the group calls an “Ezel” hinge, made to expand the units abilities beyond that of the average notebook or desktop. Here we’re using Windows 8 in combination with Acer’s hardware to add another chapter to the unofficial List of Touchscreen Computer Read The Full Story
    June 14, 2013 - SlashGear

  • Nouri al-Maliki in NPR
    This is the proof of the strong will and resolve of the good citizens of this nation,al-Maliki said at the handover ceremony in Karbala, 50 miles south of Baghdad. "The reconstruction of Iraq does not hinge on security alone, but security...
  • John Roberts in San Diego Union Tribune
    Ten years in jail is too much to hinge on the will-o'-the-wisp of statutory meaning pursued by the majority,Roberts said.
  • Barry Hall in The Age
    It's definitely a big year for me in terms of my future with football or whatever my future may be. The future will all hinge on this year,Hall said. "I've always said I don't want to be a player who gets a game on reputation or who is...

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