Definition of pinch. Meaning of pinch. Synonyms of pinch
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Definition of pinch
Pinch Pinch, v. t.
To seize by way of theft; to steal; also, to catch; to
arrest. [Slang] --Robert Barr.
PinchPinch Pinch, v. i.
1. To act with pressing force; to compress; to squeeze; as,
the shoe pinches.
2. (Hunt.) To take hold; to grip, as a dog does. [Obs.]
3. To spare; to be niggardly; to be covetous. --Gower.
The wretch whom avarice bids to pinch and spare.
To pinch at, to find fault with; to take exception to.
[Obs.] --Chaucer. PinchPinch Pinch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pinched; p. pr. & vb. n.
Pinching.] [F. pincer, probably fr. OD. pitsen to pinch;
akin to G. pfetzen to cut, pinch; perhaps of Celtic origin.
1. To press hard or squeeze between the ends of the fingers,
between teeth or claws, or between the jaws of an
instrument; to squeeze or compress, as between any two
2. o seize; to grip; to bite; -- said of animals. [Obs.]
He [the hound] pinched and pulled her down.
3. To plait. [Obs.]
Full seemly her wimple ipinched was. --Chaucer.
4. Figuratively: To cramp; to straiten; to oppress; to
starve; to distress; as, to be pinched for money.
Want of room . . . pinching a whole nation. --Sir W.
5. To move, as a railroad car, by prying the wheels with a
pinch. See Pinch, n., 4.
Meaning of pinch from wikipedia
(action), the gripping
of part of a substance, such as a powder
or the skin pinch
(cooking), a very small amount
- in baseball
, a pinch hitter
is a substitute batter
can be substituted
at any time while
the ball is dead (not in active
- a pinch
is the compression
of an electrically conducting filament
forces. the conductor
, but could
- in fusion power
research, the z-pinch, also known
as zeta pinch, is a type of plasma confinement system
that uses an electrical current
- rob ellis, better known
as pinch, is a dubstep artist
, united kingdom noted
for his fusion
such as reggae
(born 1952) is a british
and former chair
of the science
and technology studies department
(born andrew pinching
on 5 september
1965 in grantham
) is the current drummer
in punk band the damned
he has been
is often heard coughing excessively
july 15, 2009, bill schulz occasionally changes
pinch's healthy-looking cardboard
- a pinch
is a grip of a flexible object
is taken between
it hurts, or something
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