Translation of "inch" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ɪntʃ/ us /ɪntʃ/ written abbreviation in.

B1 a unit for measuring length, equal to 2.54 centimetres


(Translation of “inch” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /intʃ/

(often abbreviated to inwhen written) a measure of length, the twelfth part of a foot (2.54 centimetres)

a 12-inch ruler
The picture measures 8 inches by 5 inches.

a small amount

pizca, poco, centímetro
There is not an inch of room to spare.
within an inch of

almost; very near(ly)

a dos dedos de, muy cerca de
He came within an inch of failing the exam.

(Translation of “inch” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)