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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A measure of length equal to one-twelfth of a foot.

Usage examples (28)
  • Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.
  • Trim all excess fat from steak and cut into-3 inch strips about ½-inch wide.
  • The drawings indicate the acrylic logo is cast in two parts: a 1-7/8 inch clear layer and a ¼-inch white layer.
  • Cut the leeks lengthwise in half or in quarters if they are more than 1 inch thick, then slice them crosswise in ½-inch chunks. for more
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