by inches

Definition of by inches

  1. :  by a small amount, distance, or degree The bullet missed my head by inches.

Word by Word Definitions

inchplay inches
  1. :  a small amount, distance, or degree

    :  stature, height

    :  a fall (as of rain or snow) sufficient to cover a surface or to fill a gauge to the depth of one inch

  1. :  to move by small degrees :  progress slowly

    :  to cause to move slowly

  1. :  island


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