inch

inch

englanti

  1. tuuma

Synonyymisanakirja

inch

  1. lineaarinen yksikkö, lineaarinen mitta, tuuma, ".

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englanti

edetä hitaasti, hivuttautua, siirtyä tuuma tuumalta

tuuma A unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot, or exactly 2.54 centimetres.
puhekieltä 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.
puhekieltä A very short distance.

"Dont move an inch!"''

Shakespeare
Beldame, I think we watched you at an inch.
puhekieltä To advance very slowly, or by a small amount (in a particular direction).

Fearful of falling, he inched along the window ledge.

1957, w:J. D. Salinger|J. D. Salinger, "Zooey", in, 1961, w:Franny and Zooey|Franny and Zooey:
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.
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To drive by inches, or small degrees.
Dryden
He gets too far into the soldier's grace / And inches out my master.
To deal out by inches; to give sparingly.
puhekieltä A small island
Sir Walter Scott, Rosabelle
The blackening wave is edged with white; / To inch and rock the sea-mews fly.

Sitaatit

  • "God created the Heavens, he created the earth! He created all the Hulkamaniacs! Then, he created a set of 24-inch pythons, brother!"

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imuventtiili, in, inahdus, inahtaa, indefiniittinen, indefiniittipronomini


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