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inch1 British & World English

A unit of linear measure equal to one twelfth of a foot (2.54 cm)

inch2 British & World English

A small island or a small area of high land

half-inch British & World English

A unit of length half as long as an inch

column inch British & World English

A one-inch length of a column in a newspaper or magazine

every inch British & World English

The whole surface, distance, or area

inch-perfect British & World English

(Of a move or shot in sport) perfectly judged; extremely accurate

twelve-inch single British & World English

A record 12 inches in diameter, played at 45 rpm and typically featuring an extended or alternative version of a particular track

within an inch of one's life British & World English

Almost to the point of death

every inch in inch1 British & World English

The whole surface, distance, or area

give someone an inch and he will take a mile British & World English

Once concessions have been made to someone they will demand a great deal

inch of mercury in inch1 British & World English

(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)

give someone an inch and he will take a mile in inch1 British & World English

Once concessions have been made to someone they will demand a great deal

give someone an inch and he or she will take a mile in inch1 British & World English

Once concessions have been made to someone they will demand a great deal