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Word

Inch

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inch

Definition

  • n. - An island; -- often used in the names of small islands off the coast of Scotland, as in Inchcolm, Inchkeith, etc.
  • n. - A measure of length, the twelfth part of a foot, commonly subdivided into halves, quarters, eights, sixteenths, etc., as among mechanics. It was also formerly divided into twelve parts, called lines, and originally into three parts, called barleycorns, its length supposed to have been determined from three grains of barley placed end to end lengthwise. It is also sometimes called a prime ('), composed of twelve seconds (''), as in the duodecimal system of arithmetic.
  • n. - A small distance or degree, whether of time or space; hence, a critical moment.
  • v. t. - To drive by inches, or small degrees.
  • v. t. - To deal out by inches; to give sparingly.
  • v. i. - To advance or retire by inches or small degrees; to move slowly.


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