inches 1 of 2

plural of inch
as in height
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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2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of inch
as in encroaches
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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“Inches.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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