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  1. inch

    • IPA[in(t)SH]

    美式

    • n.
      a unit of linear measure equal to one twelfth of a foot (2.54 cm);a very small amount or distance
    • v.
      move slowly and carefully in a specified direction;cause (something) to move slowly and carefully
    • noun: inch, plural noun: inches

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a unit of linear measure equal to one twelfth of a foot (2.54 cm) the toy train is four inches long eighteen inches of thread
    • a very small amount or distance I had no intention of budging an inch
    • 2. (as a unit of rainfall) a quantity that would cover a horizontal surface to a depth of one inch more than four inches of rain is expected
    • (as a unit of atmospheric pressure) an amount that would support a column of mercury one-inch high in a barometer (equal to 33.86 millibars, 29.5 inches being equal to one bar).

    動詞

    • 1. move slowly and carefully in a specified direction the 2,000 mourners inched along narrow country lanes the stock market inched ahead today
    • cause (something) to move slowly and carefully he inched the car forward