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inch

noun /intʃ/
(often abbreviated to inwhen written) a measure of length, the twelfth part of a foot (2.54 centimetres)
pulgada
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.
(Definition of inch from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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