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noun as in one-twelfth of a foot/2.54 centimeters measured

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Through Stafford and southern Charles counties about one to three inches fell.

Still, the chance of picking up a quick inch somewhere along the line seems good.

Mittens that fit properly will extend about a quarter of an inch from your outstretched fingers and allow you to comfortably make a fist.

In parts of Southern Maryland, however, where the snow was heavier, amounts were as high as two to four inches despite similar temperatures.

The lessons started with shooting and more shooting, and nature helped as Lee grew an inch a year.

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With a 1¾-inch ice cream scoop (or two spoons), scoop round balls of dough onto the prepared sheet pans.

Cut the phyllo in half crosswise to make two (7 × 8½-inch) rectangles.

Anna Whiston-Donaldson is a popular blogger at An Inch of Gray.

In the coming month, Maynard may play a crucial role in helping the GOP inch forward on this controversial issue.

Clodd tells us that one cubic inch of rotten stone contains 41 thousand million vegetable skeletons of diatoms.

I believe you will find this an exceeding good duty for a 5½-inch cylinder engine.

The care shown in rearing insures a perfect straightness of stem, and an equable diameter of about an inch or an inch and a half.

He was absorbed in the agitated present, and dared not look an inch away from it.

Search with a one-twelfth-inch objective, using very subdued light.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inch, such as: fingerbreadth, square, and one thirty-sixth of a yard.

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