Definitions for "Inch"
A measure of length, the twelfth part of a foot, commonly subdivided into halves, quarters, eights, sixteenths, etc., as among mechanics. It was also formerly divided into twelve parts, called lines, and originally into three parts, called barleycorns, its length supposed to have been determined from three grains of barley placed end to end lengthwise. It is also sometimes called a prime (´), composed of twelve seconds (´´), as in the duodecimal system of arithmetic.
Measuring an inch in any dimension, whether length, breadth, or thickness; -- used in composition; as, a two-inch cable; a four-inch plank.
A unit of measurement equal to six (6) picas or seventy two (72) points. Normally used by design clients and printers.
A small distance or degree, whether of time or space; hence, a critical moment; also used metaphorically of minor concessins in bargaining; as, he won't give an inch; give him an inch and he'll take a mile.
To drive by inches, or small degrees.
Keywords:  jog, creep, incorrectly, speed, refer
See "jog". Often used incorrectly to refer to "creep speed" (which see).
Keywords:  millimeters, centimeters
2.54 centimeters or 25.4 millimeters.
Keywords:  gaelic, field, level
a level field in Gaelic
Keywords:  slowly, advance, retire, towards, car
To advance or retire by inches or small degrees; to move slowly; as, to inch forward.
advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car"
Keywords:  sparingly, deal, great, nose, man
To deal out by inches; to give sparingly.
a great deal in a man's nose
Keywords:  scotland, coast, islands, small, off
An island; -- often used in the names of small islands off the coast of Scotland, as in Inchcolm, Inchkeith, etc.
Keywords:  seal, official
An official seal.
a very long ways, and I was comforted when we finally reached the bottom of it
Keywords:  wind, machine, rope
a machine that is used to wind up a rope
1" (Inch) = 2.54 cm.