Definisi 'inch'

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adjective
1 Measuring an inch in any dimension, whether length, breadth, or thickness; -- used in composition; as, a two-inch cable; a four-inch plank. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

noun
2 a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot Terjemahkan
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3 a unit of measurement for advertising space Terjemahkan
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4 An island; -- often used in the names of small islands off the coast of Scotland, as in Inchcolm, Inchkeith, etc. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

5 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. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
6 advance slowly, as if by inches Terjemahkan
Example:
He edged towards the car
source: wordnet30

7 To drive by inches, or small degrees. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

8 To advance or retire by inches or small degrees; to move slowly. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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