HyperDic: inch

English > 3 senses of the word inch:
NOUNquantityinch, ina unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
quantityinch, column incha unit of measurement for advertising space
VERBmotioninch, edgeadvance slowly, as if by inches
inch > pronunciation
Soundsih'nch
Rhymescinch ... winch: 9 rhymes with ihnch...
English > inch: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot.
Synonymin
Part offoot, ftA linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
Partsem, pica em, picaA linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing
ligneA linear unit (1/40 inch) used to measure diameter of buttons
meshThe number of openings per linear inch of a screen
milA unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
United States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
Broaderlinear unit, linear measureA unit of measurement of length
Spanishpulgada
Catalanpolzada
Verbsinchadvance slowly, as if by inches
English > inch: 3 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA unit of measurement for advertising space.
Synonymcolumn inch
Broaderarea unit, square measureA system of units used to measure areas
Spanishpulgada
Catalanpolzada
English > inch: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningAdvance slowly, as if by inches.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymedge
Broaderadvance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
Nounsincha unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot

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