half-inch


Also found in: Financial.

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 ?
There is some advantage in this; because these twin-tubs being so small they fit more readily into the boat, and do not strain it so much; whereas, the American tub, nearly three feet in diameter and of proportionate depth, makes a rather bulky freight for a craft whose planks are but one half-inch in thickness; for the bottom of the whale-boat is like critical ice, which will bear up a considerable distributed weight, but not very much of a concentrated one.
This is a very bad Apollo," said the Sculptor: "the chest is too narrow, and one arm is at least a half-inch shorter than the other.
From inside his shirt the steward drew a brace, and to it fitted a half-inch bit from his hip-pocket.
There is an electric drill with plenty of waterproof cable to reach from the ship's dynamos to the cliff-top when the Toreador is anchored at a safe distance from shore, and there is sufficient half-inch iron rod to build a ladder from the base to the top of the cliff.
Another half-inch," she murmured,--"Hugh, what an abominable thing
I also trimmed his whiskers and mustache until they were only about a half-inch long; and tried to do it inartistically, and succeeded.
Quickly she crossed to it, discovering that one vertical edge of an entire panel projected a half-inch beyond the others.
Once, in the dear, dead days beyond recall, when but a happy child, George had been smitten unexpectedly by a sportive playmate a bare half-inch below his third waistcoat-button.
welfare and happiness of the people were advanced a full half-inch.
He was still awfully pale, with eyes that seemed to have sunk a whole half-inch into his tense face.
But Raffles raised his eyebrows an eloquent half-inch.
Similar to a standard impact socket, the PowerSocket fits directly on the square drive of a half-inch impact tool.