square inch


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n square inch a unit of area equal to one inch by one inch square
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants.”


In literature:

Cut into pieces about 1 inch square, dredge with flour.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
All four reliefs are rectangular, about eighteen inches square.
"Donatello" by David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
The passage to which this opening leads is 3 feet 71/2 inches square, with a downward inclination of about 26 deg..
"Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)" by S. Spooner
Roll out and cut in two-inch squares.
"Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus" by Rufus Estes
Twelve trichinae have been found in a section of human muscle only one-twelfth of an inch square and one-fifth of an inch in thickness.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Cut pie-paste into three-inch squares.
"How to Cook Fish" by Olive Green
Mortar of quartzite, the body nearly square and flat; depression round and about four inches in diameter, quite shallow.
"Illustrated Catalogue Of The Collections Obtained From The Indians Of New Mexico And Arizona In 1879" by James Stevenson
Cover every square inch of the sector.
"Treachery in Outer Space" by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
There is not half an inch square of the surface which does not show a fossil.
"Scientific American, Volume 40, No. 13, March 29, 1879" by Various
An opening in the wall, eighteen inches square, served as a window.
"With Kitchener in the Soudan" by G. A. Henty
On every square inch of this wonderful facade have been lavished invention, skill, and precious material.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III." by John Symonds
On every square inch of this wonderful facade have been lavished invention, skill, and precious material.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
Start at the top of my head and work down, and you won't find one square inch that isn't sore.
"The Revolt on Venus" by Carey Rockwell
The pressure to be applied in the water-proof will be two atmospheres, or thirty pounds to the square inch.
"Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy." by Bureau of Ordnance, USN
It was fully an inch square, flawless, and of perfect colour.
"The Mummy and Miss Nitocris" by George Griffith
I ain't got a square inch.
"Gideon's Band" by George W. Cable
A holder 6 inches square will be satisfactory for handling hot dishes.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools" by Ministry of Education Ontario
For every 28 inches in height a column one inch square weighs one pound.
"The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island" by Roger Thompson Finlay
Get a piece of metal one-half inch thick and two inches square.
"Carpentry for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
Warm-air flues should be twelve inches square and six to twelve feet long.
"Apple Growing" by M. C. Burritt

In news:

It has more style per square inch than can be found in the sum total of all the films released so far in 2002.
One inch of rain falling on a 1,000-square-foot roof yields an amazing 625 gallons.
I used a 19-inch steel tube coming out of the receiver squared up to a 13-inch tall vertical tube.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
A 17-inch touchscreen in the kitchen gives the homeowners control over every system in their 6,000-square-foot house.
Pella — 1 (8-inch square pan) prepared cornbread (about 1 pound), cut into 1/2-inch cubes.
She holds a two-inch brass square she's going to attach next to the headstone's names and dates.
One inch of rain falling on a 1,000 square foot roof can yield 600 gallons of harvested rainwater.
Lush Life 24-inch-square tiles in Eco Solution Q nylon fiber by Shaw Contract, 877-502-7429.
Cut brownies into eight (8) 2 inch x 2 inch squares.
We go a step further by enlarging the Polaroids to 48 inches square which brings out the topographical textures and nuances.
My first clue that something was wrong should have been that the scrapbook page was about a 10 by 10-inch square.
2 14-x-14-x-2-inch square cake pans.
Makes two 8-inch square layers.
Buy some fleece material and cut it into a 24-inch square.