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Definition 1: a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for inch in the sense of this definition

(inch is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of length

(inch is a part of ...) a linear unit (1/40 inch) used to measure diameter of buttons

(inch is a part of ...) the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles

"a 100 mesh screen" "100 mesh powdered cellulose"

(inch is a part of ...) a unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch; used to specify thickness (e.g., of sheets or wire)

(inch is a part of ...) a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing

(... is part of inch) a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard

"he is six feet tall"

(inch belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

(inch belongs to a domain located in ...) 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; achieved independence in 1776

Definition 2: a unit of measurement for advertising space - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for inch in the sense of this definition

(inch is a kind of ...) a system of units used to measure areas

Definition 3: advance slowly, as if by inches - [verb of motion]

Samples where inch or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He edged towards the car

Synonyms for inch in the sense of this definition

(inch is a kind of ...) move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

"Time marches on"

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