Old English ynce, from Latin uncia â��twelfth partâ��.
- A unit of length equal to one-twelfth of a foot and equivalent to exactly 2.54 centimetres.
- meteorology The amount of water which would cover a surface to the depth of an inch, used as a measurement of rainfall.
- figuratively A very short distance.
#:"Don't move an inch!"
trans-top|A unit of length equal to one-twelfth of a foot and equivalent to exactly 2.54 centimetres
Breton: meutad m
Bulgarian: Ð¸Ð½Ñ� (inÄ�) m
Danish: tomme c
Dutch: duim m
French: pouce m
Galician: pulgada f
German: Zoll n
Italian: pollice m
Japanese: ã�¤ã�³ã�� (inchi)
Lithuanian: colis m
Norwegian: tomme m
Polish: cal m
Portuguese: polegada f
Romanian: Å£ol m
Russian: Ð´Ñ�Ð¹Ð¼ (djujm) m
Spanish: pulgada f
trans-top|An unspecified but very short distance
Bulgarian: Ð¼Ð¸Ð»Ð¸Ð¼ÐµÑ�Ñ�Ñ� (milimetÇ�r) m
Dutch: haarbreed n
German: Zoll n
Lithuanian: plaukas m
Norwegian: tomme m, millimeter m
Polish: wÅ�os m
Translations to be checked
ttbc|Chinese: è�±å¯¸ (yÄ«ng cÃ¹n)
ttbc|Spanish: pulgada f
- (intransitive, followed by a preposition) To move very slowly (in a particular direction).
#:Fearful of falling, he inched along the window ledge.
trans-top|To move very slowly
Finnish: hivuttautua, edetÃ¤ hitaasti
German: sich zentimeterweise fortbewegen
Italian: muoversi poco a poco
Portuguese: movimentar-se pouco a pouco OR movimentar-se aos poucos
rfc-level|See also at L4+ not in L3 POS section
Category:English intransitive verbs
Category:Units of measure