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English noun: inch

1. inch (quantity) a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot


Broader (hypernym)linear measure, linear unit

Part holonymem, ligne, mesh, mil, pica, pica em

Part meronymfoot, ft

Domain regionAmerica, Britain, Great Britain, the States, U.K., U.S., U.S.A., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States, United States of America, US, USA

2. inch (quantity) a unit of measurement for advertising space

Synonymscolumn inch

Broader (hypernym)area unit, square measure

English verb: inch

1. inch (motion) advance slowly, as if by inches

SamplesHe edged towards the car.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)advance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress

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