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. (senseid) A small (l); an (l).

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

  18. (senseid) A (l), (l), (l), or (l).

  19. (quote-book ) |year=1988 |title=To School Through the Fields: An Irish Country Childhood |publisher=Brandon Ltd |page=6 |isbn=9780863220999 |passage=An ivy-clad farmhouse surrounded by trees, it stood on the sunny side of a sloping hill at the foot of which the Darigle river curved its way through gold-furzed inches to disappear under a stone bridge into the woods beyond.

  20. (quote-book ) |year=1988 |title=To School Through the Fields: An Irish Country Childhood |publisher=Brandon Ltd |page=22 |isbn=9780863220999 |passage=As these calves grew older they did not need to return to the farmyard for feeding as they were able to eat sufficient grass for themselves. They were then kept in the fields, known as the inches, along by the river, where they grew strong, and during the winter cold when grass was scarce, hay was carried down to them.

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