- a head of grain
- (context, often, derogatory, or, humorous) The kind or class of people that resemble, behave in a manner similar to, or are of the same social status as a certain person.
- 1906 " w:Upton Sinclair, Upton Sinclair, s:The Jungle, The Jungle, Ch. 25
- :"Hinkydink" or "Bathhouse John," or others of that , were proprietors of the most notorious dives in Chicago...
- (context, Scottish, and, Northern, _, UK) The same.
- 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.
verb (inch, es)
- "Don't move an !"
- (intransitive, followed by a preposition) To move very slowly (in a particular direction).
- Fearful of falling, he inched along the window ledge.
- The act of coming in; arrival
- coming (or about to come) in
- succeeding to an office
verb (inputs, inputting, input)
- Something fed into a process with the intention of it shaping or affecting the outputs of that process.
- To enter data.