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see English units of measurementEnglish units of measurement,
principal system of weights and measures used in a few nations, the only major industrial one being the United States. It actually consists of two related systems—the U.S.
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inch

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(mechanics)
A unit of length in common use in the United States and Great Britain, equal to ¹⁄₁₂ foot or 2.54 centimeters. Abbreviated in.

inch

1. a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot or 0.0254 metre
2. Meteorol
a. an amount of precipitation that would cover a surface with water one inch deep
b. a unit of pressure equal to a mercury column one inch high in a barometer
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