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inches, plural;
  1. Move slowly and carefully in a specified direction
    • - the 2,000 mourners inched along narrow country lanes
    • - the stock market inched ahead today
  2. Cause (something) to move in this manner
    • - he inched the car forward
  1. A small island or a small area of high land
    • - Inchkeith

  1. a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
  2. edge: advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car"
  3. column inch: a unit of measurement for advertising space
  4. An inch (plural: inches; abbreviation or symbol: in or ″ – a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, and United States customary units. There are 36 inches in a yard and 12 inches in a foot. ...
  5. Inch High, Private Eye was a 1973 Saturday morning cartoon produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions. The show originally ran from September 8, 1973 to August 31, 1974 on NBC Saturday morning for 13 episodes. ...
  6. A Scottish inch (òirleach) was a Scottish measurement of length.
  7. Cameron Toll is a suburb located to the south of Edinburgh, Scotland.
  8. (Inches (album)) Inches is an album by Les Savy Fav. Initial pressings of the CD came with a DVD featuring live performances, music videos and photos.
  9. A unit of length equal to one-twelfth of a foot and equivalent to exactly 2.54 centimetres; The amount of water which would cover a surface to the depth of an inch, used as a measurement of rainfall; A very short distance; To move very slowly (in a particular direction)
  10. (Inches (Pressure)) Shorthand for the difference in height of water or mercury in the sides of a manometer. Pressure
  11. A unit of measurement used primarily in the United States equal to 2.54 centimeters.
  12. The first floppy disk design, invented by IBM in the late 1960s and used in the early 1970s as first a read-only format and then as a read-write format. The typical desktop/laptop computer does not use the 8-inch floppy disk.
  13. There are at least 5 different "26 inch" wheel sizes: see Twenty-Six Inch Wheels
  14. British and American measure for length designating 2,54 cm.
  15. A customary unit for measuring length or distance; 12 inches = 1 foot; roughly equivalent to the distance from the end of one’s thumb to the first joint. The abbreviation for inch is "in."
  16. Ingredients such as fresh ginger and turmeric root are often  quoted in 'inches' in cooking recipes.
  17. means an intermittent motion imparted to the slide (on machines using part revolution clutches) by momentary operation of the Inch operating means. ...
  18. A unit of length. On a ruler, 12 inches make up one foot. It's often abbreviated as 'in'.
  19. abbreviation of 'inchoative' (synonymous with 'inceptive' - of a verb, denoting the beginning of an action)
  20. An imperial measure of length equal to 1/12 of a foot (25.4 millimetres or 2.54 centimetres).
  21. (1) I-N. (2) [V] descends while FT bend to [V:] as in 1". (3) MEASURE.
  22. A unit of length. The inch may have originally been defined as the width of a person's thumb (pressed down) at the base of the nail. H. Arthur Klein, in The World of Measurement (p. 54) quotes a proclamation attributed to King David I of Scotland (about 1150 C.E. ...
  23. A measure of length equal to the width of your thumb. See tum. About 1". See measurements.
  24. Imperial. From old english (ynce) meaning one twelfth.
  25. (2009, Touch and Go)