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inches

noun
plural of inch

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the distance of something or someone from bottom to top
  • made the most of her inches by standing on her tiptoes to reach the top shelf

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inches

verb
present tense third-person singular of inch

Synonyms & Antonyms of inches (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to advance gradually beyond the usual or desirable limits
  • every year the water inches further up the embankments, threatening to permanently engulf the island city

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2 to move slowly
  • the car inched carefully across the snow-covered causeway

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“Inches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inches. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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