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  • n  a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
  • n  a unit of measurement for advertising space
  • v  advance slowly, as if by inches

  • Not yet has the New Deal devalued the inch.
  • Science, a weekly, took out its measuring stick and added up the column-inches devoted by newspapers to the branch of life and learning it represents.
  • It displays images crisply on a surface as close as 8 inches away and as distant as 8 feet away, even in daylight.
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  • Robert Byrd in TIME
    Recalling Byrd's ability to bring billions of dollars to West Virginia, Clinton said he told the senator: "If you pave every single inch of West Virginia, it's going to be much harder to mine coal."
  • Roger Clemens in Ninemsn
    I'm angry that what I've done for the game of baseball and ...... I don't get the benefit of the doubt. The stuff that's being said, it's ridiculous,Clemens said. "You'd think I'd get an inch of respect. An inch. How, how can you prove...
  • Michael Steele in Politico
    This is the dawn of a new party,Steele said at a press conference following his victory. "There is not one inch of ground we're going to cede to anybody."

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