piano hinge


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piano hinge

n.
A long narrow hinge with a pin running the entire length of its joint.

[From the use of such hinges on the cases of pianos.]
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3 Join the two sides without the taper with a piano hinge.
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This unit has a lift top disposal lid secured to the cabinet with a full length steel piano hinge.
The Part 4 was "preliminarily identified by the decorative laminate as an interior panel from the main cabin," ATSB said, adding that "the location of a piano hinge on the part surface was consistent with a work-table support leg, utilized on the exterior" of Malaysia Airlines' Boeing 777 jet's closet panel.
Although actual hinges sometimes are used--a piano hinge is common on many Cessna ailerons--we're using the term generically here.
The cargo netting is installed by securing the elastic strap along the bottom of the net, clamping it between the piano hinge and the conduit.
Les Yoder, of Brookfield Cases, (616) 997-9663, crafted the beautiful French-fit presentation case, complete with piano hinge, velvet lining and keyed lock.
The better ones come with important features such as brass- or leather-reinforced corners, a full-length piano hinge, sturdy lockable latches, brass D rings for a carrying strap, covered compartment for accessories, soft felt linings and a couple of heavy cargo straps for carrying cleaning rods and other things.
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And that's exactly what can happen if you don't pay attention to the piano hinge screws at the top of the doors.