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Found 4 items, similar to pinch.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: pinch mencubit
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: pinch cacak, cecak, cubit-cubitan, cubitan, jemput, mencecah, menggetil
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pinch pinch n 1: a painful or straitened circumstance; “the pinch of the recession” 2: an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed 3: a slight but appreciable addition; “this dish could use a touch of garlic” [syn: touch, hint, tinge, mite, jot, speck, soupcon] 4: a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action; “he never knew what to do in an emergency” [syn: emergency, exigency] 5: small sharp biting [syn: nip] 6: a squeeze with the fingers [syn: tweak] 7: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); “the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar” [syn: apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, taking into custody] v 1: squeeze tightly between the fingers; “He pinched her behind”; “She squeezed the bottle” [syn: squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch] 2: make ridges into by pinching together [syn: crimp] 3: make off with belongings of others [syn: pilfer, cabbage, purloin, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift] 4: cut the top off; “top trees and bushes” [syn: top] 5: irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear; “smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth”; “the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back” [syn: vellicate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pinch Pinch \Pinch\, n. 1. A close compression, as with the ends of the fingers, or with an instrument; a nip. [1913 Webster] 2. As much as may be taken between the finger and thumb; any very small quantity; as, a pinch of snuff. [1913 Webster] 3. Pian; pang. “Necessary's sharp pinch.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. A lever having a projection at one end, acting as a fulcrum, -- used chiefly to roll heavy wheels, etc. Called also pinch bar. [1913 Webster] At a pinch, On a pinch, in an emergency; as, he could on a pinch read a little Latin. [1913 Webster] Pinch \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. Cf. Piece.] 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 hard bodies. [1913 Webster] 2. to seize; to grip; to bite; -- said of animals. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He [the hound] pinched and pulled her down. --Chapman. [1913 Webster] 3. To plait. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Full seemly her wimple ipinched was. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 4. Figuratively: To cramp; to straiten; to oppress; to starve; to distress; as, to be pinched for money. [1913 Webster] Want of room . . . pinching a whole nation. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] 5. To move, as a railroad car, by prying the wheels with a pinch. See Pinch, n., 4. [1913 Webster] 6. To seize by way of theft; to steal; to lift. [Slang] --Robert Barr. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 7. to catch; to arrest (a criminal). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Pinch \Pinch\, v. i. 1. To act with pressing force; to compress; to squeeze; as, the shoe pinches. [1913 Webster] 2. (Hunt.) To take hold; to grip, as a dog does. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. To spare; to be niggardly; to be covetous. --Gower. [1913 Webster] The wretch whom avarice bids to pinch and spare. --Franklin. [1913 Webster] To pinch at, to find fault with; to take exception to. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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