half-inch

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half-inch

n
(Units) a measure of length approximately equivalent to 13 millimetres
vb
slang old-fashioned to steal
[sense 2: from rhyming slang for pinch to steal]

half-inch


Past participle: half-inched
Gerund: half-inching

Imperative
half-inch
half-inch
Present
I half-inch
you half-inch
he/she/it half-inches
we half-inch
you half-inch
they half-inch
Preterite
I half-inched
you half-inched
he/she/it half-inched
we half-inched
you half-inched
they half-inched
Present Continuous
I am half-inching
you are half-inching
he/she/it is half-inching
we are half-inching
you are half-inching
they are half-inching
Present Perfect
I have half-inched
you have half-inched
he/she/it has half-inched
we have half-inched
you have half-inched
they have half-inched
Past Continuous
I was half-inching
you were half-inching
he/she/it was half-inching
we were half-inching
you were half-inching
they were half-inching
Past Perfect
I had half-inched
you had half-inched
he/she/it had half-inched
we had half-inched
you had half-inched
they had half-inched
Future
I will half-inch
you will half-inch
he/she/it will half-inch
we will half-inch
you will half-inch
they will half-inch
Future Perfect
I will have half-inched
you will have half-inched
he/she/it will have half-inched
we will have half-inched
you will have half-inched
they will have half-inched
Future Continuous
I will be half-inching
you will be half-inching
he/she/it will be half-inching
we will be half-inching
you will be half-inching
they will be half-inching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been half-inching
you have been half-inching
he/she/it has been half-inching
we have been half-inching
you have been half-inching
they have been half-inching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been half-inching
you will have been half-inching
he/she/it will have been half-inching
we will have been half-inching
you will have been half-inching
they will have been half-inching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been half-inching
you had been half-inching
he/she/it had been half-inching
we had been half-inching
you had been half-inching
they had been half-inching
Conditional
I would half-inch
you would half-inch
he/she/it would half-inch
we would half-inch
you would half-inch
they would half-inch
Past Conditional
I would have half-inched
you would have half-inched
he/she/it would have half-inched
we would have half-inched
you would have half-inched
they would have half-inched
Translations

half-inch

[ˌhɑːfˈɪntʃ]
A. Nmedia pulgada f
B. ADJ cut into half-inch lengthscórtese en trozos de media pulgada de largo, córtese en trozos de algo más de un centímetro de largo
References in classic literature ?
How distinctly do I remember his poor, pitiful, gnarled hands as he lay there on the pavement--hands that were more hoof and claw than hands, all twisted and distorted by the toil of all his days, with on the palms a horny growth of callous a half inch thick.
The children fastened their eyes upon their bit of candle and watched it melt slowly and pitilessly away; saw the half inch of wick stand alone at last; saw the feeble flame rise and fall, climb the thin column of smoke, linger at its top a moment, and then -- the horror of utter darkness reigned!
[11] I was surprised to find, on counting the eggs of a large white Doris (this sea-slug was three and a half inches long), how extraordinarily numerous they were.
"By Trunion bridge it is within eleven and a half inches of the flooring," he went on, the words coming quickly and with a little whistling noise from between his teeth.
Next, cut the 1 cup of carrots into half inch pieces as well.
He explained that nearly a half inch more rain fell over Stirling than at Touch.
Starting about a half inch from the rear handle grip, wrap masking tape around the rod blank until the reel seat slides snugly over the wrap.
Does RK Campbell, the author of "Tightening Up The .30 Carbine", really recommend routing out the Ml Carbine barrel channel until there's a whole half inch of clearance below the barrel?
Fold top edges of bag under a half inch, and insert cardboard under the fold on each side.
More sculpture than staircase, the construction might best be described as a series of ribbonlike forms, made from very unribbon-like one and half inch thick (38mm) hot-rolled steel.
The valve has a half inch body and raised face flanges (DIN, ASA, ISO) so it fits directly into pipelines of the same flange size and rating.