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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); A squeeze with the fingers; A sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action; A slight but appreciable addition;

Usage examples (37)
  • To prevent egg cracking whilst boiling, add a pinch of salt to the water.
  • The pinch of the recession
  • Then use the winless (ph) mechanism over the pinch plate to keep you from having what we call a pinch pain.
  • Lowell was hit by a pitch and Encarnacion drove in pinch runner for more
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