The ax blade went about an inch into the wood.
I am so angry at you, and if you were half an inch smaller, I'd whip your hide, dhjan or not!
Lillie was tall – maybe an inch taller than Alex.
She gripped it, vision blurred and balance precarious atop the four-inch heels.
Not that it mattered, but she'd need five inch heels to catch the gaze of someone as sexy as Gabriel.
You see, I'm only one inch ahead!
The operator actuates a typewriter form of perforator which punches varying groups of holes, representing the different characters, in a paper strip about one inch wide.
Shadows danced in tune with a slight breeze from the inch of open window and a sentinel pine tree beyond.
Every inch of her was firm from working outside, and the tan simply put a finishing touch to all of it.
Before the door could open more than an inch, a large honey-hued hand planted on it and pushed it closed.
All the comforts of home, except behind the rich brocade fabric walls stood twenty-four inches of rebar reinforced concrete and the door consisted of eight-inch diameter solid steel bars.
Six inch high strappy heels adorned her feet.
Dean boiled every inch of the remaining trip to Montrose.
If she stepped just an inch closer, she.d feel his body heat.
It might save them both, since every inch of her being wanted to scream at him to stop.
In World War I, in the Battle of the Somme, were over a million casualties, and the action advanced the Allied line just seven miles, or about two deaths for every inch of ground.
Our Emperor joined the army to encourage it to defend every inch of Russian soil and not to retreat.
He's an inch away from wringing my neck, Sofia said, following.
Lydia was not as tall as Jennifer Radisson, but only by an inch or two.
"You are this close from me kissing you," he said and held up his index finger and thumb an inch apart.
Kiera stared at him, struggling to focus on his face when all she wanted to do was study every inch of his perfect body.
As she moved around the cabin opening windows, she examined every inch of the floor for possible entry routes a snake might utilize.
"We just have to survive the week, and I'm out of your hair," she added nervously, trying not to inch away.
How had he not severed an artery or killed her with those four inch incisors?
The man who tore people in two had been beyond gentle with her, savoring every inch of her body, as if he was trying to memorize everything about her.
Anything shallower than a half-inch bas-relief is a blank to her, so far as it expresses an idea of beauty.
In one heavy thunder-shower the lightning struck a large pitch pine across the pond, making a very conspicuous and perfectly regular spiral groove from top to bottom, an inch or more deep, and four or five inches wide, as you would groove a walking-stick.
He didn't move an inch, but said, All right, take it easy.
He gripped her waist with his hands, preventing her from getting an inch closer or further away.
His chocolate gaze was fixed on her face, exploring every inch of it.
Every inch of him was delightful.
Excuse me, but isn't that your land and don't you know every inch of it?
She thought she knew every inch of her place, but she'd never examined it from this angle before.
Every inch of space was filled with something.
Less manure is used in these cellars than we generally see in the mushroom-houses of England, and the surface of each bed is covered with about an inch of fine white stony soil.
With a power of 460 the scale was a quarter of an inch for every second.
The adult worm, which is of extremely minute size, the male being only Fi l sth and the female s of an inch in length inhabits the alimentary canal of man and many other carnivorous mammalia; the young bore their way into the tissues and become encysted in the muscles - within the muscle-bundles according to Leuckart, but in the connective tissue between them according to Chatin and others.
The subjection of the core to a hydraulic pressure of four tons to the square inch and an electric pressure of 5000 volts from an alternating-current transformer has been adopted, by one manufacturer at least, to secure the detection of masked faults which might develop themselves after submergence.
The coils of the electromagnets are differentially wound with silk-covered wire, 4 mils (= 004 inch) in diameter, to a total resistance of 400 ohms. This differential winding enables the instrument to be used for " duplex " working, but the connexions of the wires to the terminal screws are such that the relay can be used for ordinary single working.
In the Murray system the messages are first prepared in the form of a strip of perforated paper about half an inch wide.
P. 203) noticed that a single electric spark about an inch long thrown on to a circuit of wire in an upper room could magnetize steel needles included in a parallel circuit of wire placed in a cellar 30 ft.
The small letters are about three-sixteenths of an inch high, and are raised from the page the thickness of the thumbnail.
Though there is less than half an inch between the points--a space which represents sixty minutes--Miss Keller tells the time almost exactly.
Again, when I hid the spool, she looked for it in a little box not more than an inch long; and she very soon gave up the search.
These bubbles are from an eightieth to an eighth of an inch in diameter, very clear and beautiful, and you see your face reflected in them through the ice.
This is a remarkable depth for so small an area; yet not an inch of it can be spared by the imagination.
At one rod from the shore its greatest fluctuation, when observed by means of a level on land directed toward a graduated staff on the ice, was three quarters of an inch, though the ice appeared firmly attached to the shore.
His hands worked up her back moving gradually as he massaged every inch of the muscles on either side of her spine.
"There wasn't an inch of skid marks," he said, shaking his head.
Even standing on it, I was an inch or two from touching the top of the room.
She trailed him up the stairs, taking in every inch of his perfectly round butt to his slender hips and thick back.
She had been over every inch of his body numerous times without seeing the marking.
It was a small white bone approximately one inch long.
She reveled in every inch of his skin.
She turned slowly and craned her head to confirm the design covered every inch of her exposed neck.
I'm of above average height by an inch and above average weight by ten pounds.
Dean did the same, hoping its eighteen inch girth was sufficient to secure the two damn fools who were testing it as their sole mooring against the natural forces of nature.
He glared at him with his face barely an inch away and hissed, Let's get one thing straight, Skippy, Sarah is the best woman you and I will ever know.
Dean reached in the car, pointing, scarcely an inch from a bulge beneath Alfred's shoulder, causing him to pull away.
Every inch of the way she prayed he would change his mind - but he didn't.
Every inch of this city is crawling with vamps.
Normally, he didn't dampen the pain for the Guardians, who felt the full length of his four inch incisors enter their necks.
"Omigod. Those look so real!" she breathed, staring at the four inch fangs.
It struck her that the red eyes weren't contacts and the four inch incisors weren't implants.
The pitch of the screw is the same as that of the measuring screw (50 threads to the inch), and its motion can be limited by a stop to half a revolution.
The automatic inlet of cold water to the hot water system from the main house tank or other source is controlled by a ball valve, which is so fixed as to allow the water to rise no more than an inch above the bottom of the tank, thus leaving the remainder of the space clear for expansion.
In the case of the great grey kangaroo, for instance, the period of gestation is less than forty days, and the newly-born embryo, which is blind, naked, and unable to use its bud-like limbs, is little more than an inch in length.
One day when I came to the same place forty-eight hours afterward, I found that those large bubbles were still perfect, though an inch more of ice had formed, as I could see distinctly by the seam in the edge of a cake.
I also heard the whooping of the ice in the pond, my great bed-fellow in that part of Concord, as if it were restless in its bed and would fain turn over, were troubled with flatulency and had dreams; or I was waked by the cracking of the ground by the frost, as if some one had driven a team against my door, and in the morning would find a crack in the earth a quarter of a mile long and a third of an inch wide.
To the inch, was compiled by A.
Helen was greatly interested in the boat, and insisted on being shown every inch of it from the engine to the flag on the flagstaff.