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British English: inch /ɪntʃ/ NOUN
An inch is a unit of length, equal to 2.54 centimetres.
Dig a hole 18 inches deep.
- American English: inch
- Arabic: بُوصَةُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: polegada
- Chinese: 英寸
- Croatian: inč
- Czech: palec jednotka délky
- Danish: tomme
- Dutch: inch
- European Spanish: pulgada
- Finnish: tuuma mittayksikkö
- French: pouce mesure
- German: Zoll Maß
- Greek: ίντσα
- Italian: pollice
- Japanese: インチ
- Korean: 인치
- Norwegian: tomme
- Polish: cal
- European Portuguese: polegada
- Romanian: țol
- Russian: дюйм
- Latin American Spanish: pulgada
- Swedish: tum
- Thai: นิ้ว
- Turkish: inç
- Ukrainian: дюйм
- Vietnamese: inch
British English: inch VERB
To inch somewhere means to move there very slowly and carefully, or to make something do this.
...a climber inching up a vertical wall of rock.
- American English: inch
- Brazilian Portuguese: mover-se lenta e cuidadosamente
- Chinese: 缓慢地移动
- European Spanish: avanzar lentamente
- French: avancer peu à peu
- German: sich vorarbeiten
- Italian: avanzare lentamente
- Japanese: 徐々に動く/徐々に動かす
- Korean: 조금씩 움직이다
- European Portuguese: mover-se lenta e cuidadosamente
- Latin American Spanish: avanzar lentamente
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