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inch

inch

 
pronunciation:
Inch
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot or 2.54 centimeters. (abbr.: in.)
 
definition 2: a small indefinite amount.
He hasn't moved an inch in the last hour.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: inched, inches, inching
definition: to move by very small degrees or increments.
similar words:
drag, edge
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