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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of inch.
- adj. Having the length of a certain number of inches.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having or measuring (so many) inches.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Containing inches: used in composition.
- Marked with inches for measuring: as, an inched staff or rule.
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The Yves Saint Laurent label inched closer to profitability, after it reduced operating losses to
Notes: Ovechkin inched closer to becoming the first to reach 60 goals since Mario Lemieux scored 69 and Jaromir Jagr 62 in 1995-96. ...
Not only did the Sabres beat the opportunistic and defensive-minded Devils at their own game, the win inched Buffalo closer to clinching the Eastern Conference title.
Ben Wallace had an alley-oop dunk to complete a 6-0 run to start the third quarter, making it 56-40 before Spain inched back within nine by the end of the quarter.
He stopped abruptly as Pasgen's sword inched forward and pricked him.
Hanner's sword inched up to hover near Valder's throat, while the other's blade was pointed at his belly.
I've kind of inched my way up the ladder of success.
We usually sat down and "inched" way to the edge of the cracks, jumping across to little ledges when possible, always helping each other.
So when he was done talking to the security guard by the door, I kind of inched my way in, put my record - er in his face and started asking him questions.
They "inched" up because the markets were relieved to learn that Obama was aware of them.