inch

suomi-englanti sanakirja

inch englannista suomeksi

  1. edetä hitaasti, hivuttautua, siirtyä tuuma tuumalta

  2. tuuma

  1. tuuma

  2. piiru

  3. hivuttautua, edetä hitaasti">edetä hitaasti

  4. Substantiivi

inch englanniksi

  1. A unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot, or exactly 2.54 centimetres.

  2. The amount of water which would cover a surface to the depth of an inch, used as a measurement of rainfall.

  3. The amount of an alcoholic beverage which would fill a glass or bottle to the depth of an inch.

  4. A very short distance.

  5. ''"Don't move an inch!"''

  6. (RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-2)

  7. To advance very slowly, or by a small amount (in a particular direction).

  8. ''Fearful of falling, he inched along the window ledge.''

  9. 1957, D. Salinger|J. D. Salinger, "Zooey", in, 1961, ''and Zooey|Franny and Zooey'':

  10. The window blind had been lowered — Zooey had done all his bathtub reading by the light from the three-bulb overhead fixture—but a fraction of morning light inched under the blind and onto the title page of the manuscript.
  11. (quote-journal) scored from an acute angle on the stroke of half-time. The game appeared to be completely beyond Birmingham’s reach three minutes into the second period when (w) reacted quickly to bundle the ball past (w) and off a post.

  12. To drive by inches, or small degrees.

  13. (RQ:Dryden Cleomene)

  14. He gets too far into the soldier's grace / And inches out my master.
  15. To deal out by inches; to give sparingly.

  16. A small island

  17. (RQ:Scott Lay of the Last Minstrel)

  18. (alt form)