stamp hinge


stamp hinge
noun a small piece of gummed transparent paper for fixing postage stamps in an album.

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  • stamp hinge — see under ↑hinge • • • Main Entry: ↑stamp …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stamp hinge — Stamp hinges are small, folded, rectangular pieces of paper coated with a mild gum. They are used by stamp collectors to affix postage stamps onto the pages of a stamp album. The short end is moistened and affixed to the stamp, the long end is… …   Wikipedia

  • stamp hinge — noun A small gummed strip of folded glassine paper, used to mount stamps on an album page …   Wiktionary

  • stamp — v. & n. v. 1 a tr. bring down (one s foot) heavily on the ground etc. b tr. crush, flatten, or bring into a specified state in this way (stamped down the earth round the plant). c intr. bring down one s foot heavily; walk with heavy steps. 2 tr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hinge — For the surname, see Hinge (surname). For the philatelic term, see Stamp hinge. A barrel hinge A hinge is a type of bearing that connects two solid objects, typically allowing only a limited angle of rotation between them. Two objects connected… …   Wikipedia

  • Stamp album — A stamp album is a book, often loose leafed (to allow for expansion), in which a collection of postage stamps may be stored and displayed. Overview Albums are the nearly universal means for keeping stamps, used for both beginners and world class… …   Wikipedia

  • hinge — 1. noun /ˈhɪndʒ/ a) A jointed or flexible device that allows the pivoting of a door etc. See also pintel. b) A stamp hinge, a folded and gummed paper rectangle for affixing postage stamps in an alb …   Wiktionary

  • hinge — n. & v. n. 1 a a movable, usu. metal, joint or mechanism such as that by which a door is hung on a side post. b Biol. a natural joint performing a similar function, e.g. that of a bivalve shell. 2 a central point or principle on which everything… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hinge — [hinj] n. [ME, earlier henge (vowel raised before nasal) < hengen (< ON hengja) or < hangen: see HANG] 1. a joint or device on which a door, gate, lid, etc. swings 2. a natural joint, as of the bivalve shell of a clam or oyster 3. a thin …   English World dictionary

  • hinge — hingeless, adj. hingelike, adj. /hinj/, n., v., hinged, hinging. n. 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… …   Universalium