Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of pinch.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pinch.

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Examples

  • However, the recipes were vague using measurements such as pinches or no measurements at all!

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  • As was already suggested, there are more innovative ways to enforce one-way systems, such as pinches or traffic calming devices that allow traffic to flow only one way.

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  • On the whole, then, the evidence, even where it 'pinches' James most, is by no means conclusive proof that on May 11 he had planned the murder with Allan.

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  • Besides my esteem and regard for Sir George's more valuable qualities, I had a particular liking for some excellent snuff he always had, and used constantly to borrow his snuff-box to sniff at it like a perfume, not having attained a sufficiently mature age to venture upon "pinches;" and

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  • Also today when I walk my knee pinches which is alsp painful, any ideas what to do?

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  • Perelman was able to show that these "pinches," or singularities, cannot happen.

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  • It has been long understood that Ricci flow on a 3-manifold which satisfies the conditions of the conjecture will result in a three sphere, unless the flow "pinches" the manifold.

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  • "Thanks very much but this action has helped us both so that we can avoid the 'pinches'.

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  • The side of his face is next to mine as he pinches at the hooks.

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  • He pinches the bridge of his nose and says we must stop her.

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