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  • adj. an inch, or roughly an inch, in length


inch +‎ long (Wiktionary)


  • A surgical biopsy requires an inchlong incision, stitches and sometimes sedation or general scar.

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  • Or he may be pounding inchlong dowels into the wood with a mallet, each little peg impregnated with shiitake mushroom spawn. - News

  • She blotted it onto the end of an inchlong plastic strip protruding from the hand-held device that was the size of a cell phone.

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  • A four-foot stalk of sugar cane is destined for a customs officer's big knife, but if it's cut into inchlong pieces and peeled it will likely pass.

    Fore, right!


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