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hinge

verb arise from, around, center, center on, critical moment, critical period, critical point, crossways, crowning point, crucial moment, culmination, decisive moment, depend on, derive from, emanate from, ensue from, evolve from, gennrate from, hang, issue from, juncture, pivot, turn out
Associated concepts: case hinging on circumstances, outtome hinges on the evidence
See also: crossroad
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A recent European court ruling found in favour of businesses who have faced bills from PPL, with the judgement hingeing on the definition of "communicated to the public" and whether or not the playing of music contributed towards the business making a profit.
Locking is done by a hingeing mechanism that moves only one half of the half-shell, while the other half is kept in a fixed position over a pivotal point.
He said: "We've got a deal in place hingeing on planning permission.
The fall of Mandelson was nothing so spectacular, hingeing apparently on an untruth as given out to the media.
With Farmer Brown having run a stinker under a less-than-inspired ride in the Imperial Cup, and Sublimity's participation hingeing on how he fares in the Champion Hurdle, the Irish challenge is headed by Pedrobob, a battling third in the Totesport Trophy last time.