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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having or measuring a specified number of units of length

Usage examples (35)
  • Noun : to win by an inch; to avert disaster by an inch
  • Verb (used with object), verb (used without object) : We inched our way along the road
  • Notes: Ovechkin inched closer to becoming the first to reach 60 goals since Mario Lemieux scored 69 and Jaromir Jagr 62 in 1995-96. ...
  • He stopped abruptly as Pasgen's sword inched forward and pricked him. for more
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