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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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Reinventing the concept of eyewear, the company has created a hingeless frame that wraps the upper cranium and anchors beneath the posterior occipital protuberance of the human skull.
He is known for his work for the Army Rotorcraft Division in solving problems in aeroelastic stability with hingeless composite helicopter blades.
Steinman originally designed the award-winning Henry Hudson Bridge, which, upon completion in 1936, was the longest, hingeless arch, and the longest plate-girder arch span in the world with a main span of 800 feet.
The Omnicarbon heart valve is the first and only monoleaflet valve -- a valve with a single hingeless pivoting disc -- to employ pyrolytic carbon in both its housing and disc.
The Monostrut Cardiac Prosthesis is a hingeless, tilting disc valve constructed of a single piece of cobalt alloy.