Inch in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Inch

(intransitive, followed by a preposition) To advance very slowly, or by a small amount (in a particular direction). | To drive by inches, or small degrees. | To deal out by inches; to give sparingly.

Short Example Sentences for Inch

  • 1. It should be half an inch thick. 🔊
  • 2. There was not an inch that was not being swept by shells. 🔊
  • 3. Seldom was one over an inch in diameter. 🔊
  • 4. One inch equals approximately 545 feet. 🔊
  • 5. One inch equals approximately 470 feet. 🔊
  • 6. She looked every inch the ruler of men. 🔊
  • 7. Boat with eight compartments and one 3 inch step. 🔊
  • 8. Use only sufficient flour to roll out in a 1/2 inch sheet. 🔊
  • 9. But he was a gentleman, every inch of it, in appearance. 🔊
  • 10. Cook until tender a large bunch of celery cut into one inch lengths. 🔊
  • 11. Roll out very thin and cut into strips 1/4 of an inch wide and 6 long. 🔊
  • 12. They could see nothing but the rope slipping past their feet, inch by inch. 🔊
  • 13. In some Turkey carpets each stitch is a quarter of an inch square. 🔊
  • 14. Cut the celery in six inch lengths, boil in salt and water, strain. 🔊
  • 15. In a Brussels carpet each stitch is about the one-tenth of an inch square. 🔊
  • 16. Tom and I have gone over every inch of it, and it seems in apple-pie order. 🔊
  • 17. If I had known that, I'd have horse-whipp'd you, within an inch of your life! 🔊

How to use Inch in Sentences?

  • 1. I think she must have grown quite an inch in the five months you have been away. 🔊
  • 2. Pep stood in half an inch of water, which was flowing in under the front doors. 🔊
  • 3. Mould into oblong cakes an inch thick at the ends, and a little thicker in the centre. 🔊
  • 4. A large sheet with heavy inch lines and half inch lines, printed in orange ink. 🔊
  • 5. Cut them across into pieces an inch or more wide, roll them in flour, and fry to a fine brown. 🔊
  • 6. Cut 3 bananas into 2 inch lengths, roll lightly in fine bread crumbs and put on ice to harden. 🔊
  • 7. We shipped about an inch of water and sat in it for the rest of the time, an inconvenience she disregarded heroically. 🔊
  • 8. The gongs are so adjusted that the tapper ball will have to spring about one thirty-second of an inch in order to hit them. 🔊
  • 9. The ends are then cut off short, leaving only about a quarter of an inch of bristle projecting on each side. 🔊
  • 10. Whenever it was our intention to net a dub, we carefully examined every inch of its bottom beforehand. 🔊
  • 11. Cover a platter an inch deep with hot well-boiled rice, to which has been added 1 tablespoonful of melted butter. 🔊
  • 12. Several times Lloyd lost his footing on the rocks that flaked off with every inch that they climbed. 🔊
  • 13. He shot around sharp bends in the road at breakneck speed, sometimes escaping running into the ditch by a margin of an inch or so. 🔊
  • 14. He cut off a huge slice, and spread the jam on quite half an inch thick; then he suddenly remembered his work. 🔊
  • 15. As ordinarily constructed, the glass jar or tube is usually about 2-1/2 inches long by 1 inch in diameter. 🔊
  • 16. He bent his body and gave his hat a sweep that fetched its plume within an inch of the ground, and gave me a welcome that went to my heart. 🔊
  • 17. When the cell is in proper working condition, one-half inch in thickness of heavy paraffin oil of good quality may be added. 🔊
  • 18. Cut it into inch lengths and boil until tender in slightly salted water, dip the pieces in fritter batter and fry in smoking hot fat. 🔊