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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), to grip an object
or substance between
two fingers. Pinch
(unit), a very small amount
of an ingredient...
- In baseball, a pinch hitter
is a substitute
can be substituted
at any time while
the ball is dead (not in active
play); the manager
- (after Willard Harrison
Bennett), electromagnetic pinch
, magnetic pinch
, pinch effect
or plasma pinch
. Pinches occur naturally
in electrical discharges
- A pinch runner
is a baseball player substituted
for the specific purpose
on base. The pinch runner
may be faster
- Star Trek universe, the Vulcan nerve pinch
is a technique
to render unconsciousness
a pressure point
at the base of the...
- Pinch analysis
is a methodology
for minimising energy consumption
of chemical processes
by calculating thermodynamically feasible energy targets
- In fusion power
research, the Z-pinch
, also known
as zeta pinch
, is a type of plasma confinement system
that uses an electrical current
in the plasma...
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) was the drummer
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of the English
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- To take something
with a "grain of salt" or "pinch
of salt" is an English language idiom
to view something
or not to interpret...
- Pinch point
to: Pinch point
(economics), the level
of a commodity
or product below which consumers become concerned about
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