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inch

[ɪntʃ]

  1. N pulgada f (= 2.54 cm)

    inches (=height) [of person] estatura f

  2. CPD

Examples from texts

He swept the spray back and forth, back and forth, moving inch by inch, chasing the blood away toward the drain, where it was swallowed with a gurgle.
Deslizó el pulverizador hacia delante y hacia atrás una y otra vez, moviéndolo centímetro a centímetro, desplazando la sangre hacia el desagüe, donde era tragada con un sonido de borboteo.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
She blared the horn hard as she crawled past, leaving an inch or less on either side of her car.
Hizo sonar el claxon al pasar junto a ellos casi rozándolos.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
Number of dots per inch; a measurement unit of image resolution.
Cantidad de puntos por pulgada; una unidad de medida de la resolución de la imagen.
FlexiCapture System Administrator’s GuideFlexiCapture Manual del administrador de sistemas
exiCapture Manual del administrador de sistemas
FlexiCapture Manual del administrador de sistema
© 2007 ABBYY
exiCapture System Administrator’s Guide
FlexiCapture System Administrator’s Guid
© 2007 ABBYY
In most places, lunar gravity at perigee pulls tide waters only a few centimeters (an inch or so) higher than usual.
En la mayoría de los lugares, la gravedad causada por la Luna en su perigeo hace que el agua de las mareas se levante unos pocos centímetros (alrededor de una pulgada) más alto de lo normal.
Less than an inch from my left arm was Angélica's bare arm.
A pocos centímetros de mi brazo izquierdo estaba el brazo desnudo de Angélica.
The savage detectivesBolano, Roberto / Los detectives salvajes
Los detectives salvajes
Bolano, Roberto
e savage detectives
The savage detective
© 1998 by Roberto Bolaño
© 2007 by Natasha Wimmer
Do not place the instrument against a wall (allow at least 3 cm/one-inch from the wall), since this can cause inadequate air circulation, and possibly resuit in the instrument overheating.
No ponga el instrumento pegado contra la pared (deje un espacio de por lo menos 3 cm/1 pulgada), ya que puede afectar la circulación de aire y hacer que el instrumento se caliente en exceso.
© 2011 Yamaha Corporation
© 2011 Yamaha Corporation
Francis reached out and struck the ball just a little hard. It flew across the table, missing the back line by two inches.
Francis golpeó la pelota demasiado fuerte, que cayó más allá de la mesa.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
We were speaking through the closed door, and I could sense he was inches distant, right on the other side.
-Estábamos hablando a través de la puerta cerrada, a pocos centímetros de distancia-.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
Local geography can amplify the effect to about 15 centimeters (six inches)--not exactly a great flood.
La geografía local puede amplificar este efecto a aproximadamente 15 cm. (seis pulgadas) —lo cual no es exactamente una gran inundación.
The street sloped downwards to the tavern so that despite my lack of inches I had a good enough view.
La calle descendía en pendiente hacia la taberna, de modo que, a pesar de mi escasa estatura, podía ver la puerta sin dificultad.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
After he rolled up the shirt cuffs and cut three inches off the legs of the pants, he combed his white hair flat to his skull.
Después de enrollarse las mangas de la camisa y cortar siete centímetros y medio de las piernas del pantalón, se peinó el cabello blanco, alisándolo contra el cráneo.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
She inched over to him, pushing her body through the sheets and blankets.
Avanzando lentamente hacia él, presionó su cuerpo contra las sábanas y mantas.
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006
"This is Lee," she said, and handed me a snapshot of herself and a man several inches shorter than she.
– Éste es Lee – me dijo y me entregó una foto de ella y un hombre varios centímetros más pequeño.
Kellerman, Jonathan / When The Bough BreaksKellerman, Jonathan / La Rama Rota
La Rama Rota
Kellerman, Jonathan
When The Bough Breaks
Kellerman, Jonathan
© 1985 by Jonathan Kellerman
Clutching wildly at a bush, he managed to bring himself to a stop, his head inches from the water.
Agarrándose frenéticamente a un matorral, logró detener la caída, con la cabeza a unos centímetros del agua.
Ghosh, Amitav / The Calcutta ChromosomeGhosh, Amitav / El cromosoma Calcuta
El cromosoma Calcuta
Ghosh, Amitav
The Calcutta Chromosome
Ghosh, Amitav
© 1995 by Amitav Ghosh
But he didn't open his mouth or make the slightest attempt to come up, although his head was only four inches below the surface and the seas of oxygen.
Pero no abrió la boca ni hizo el menor gesto de subir, aunque su cabeza sólo estaba a diez centímetros de la superficie y de los mares de oxígeno.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer

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