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The amount of water which would cover a surface to the depth of an inch, used as a measurement of rainfall.
The amount of an alcoholic beverage which would fill a glass or bottle to the depth of an inch.
A very short distance.
''"Don't move an inch!"''
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-2)
''Fearful of falling, he inched along the window ledge.''
- 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.
(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.
To drive by inches, or small degrees.
- He gets too far into the soldier's grace / And inches out my master.
To deal out by inches; to give sparingly.
A small island
(RQ:Scott Lay of the Last Minstrel)