inch


inch is worth 9 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, inch
(a.) Measurement an inch in any dimension, whether length, breadth, or thickness; -- used in composition; as, a two-inch cable; a four-inch plank.
(n.) A measure of length, the twelfth part of a foot, commonly subdivided into halves, quarters, eights, sixteenths, etc., as among mechanics. It was also formerly divided into twelve parts, called lines, and originally into three parts, called barleycorns, its length supposed to have been determined from three grains of barley placed end to end lengthwise. It is also sometimes called a prime ('), composed of twelve seconds (''), as in the duodecimal system of arithmetic.
(n.) A small distance or degree, whether of time or space; hence, a critical moment.
(n.) An island; -- often used in the names of small islands off the coast of Scotland, as in Inchcolm, Inchkeith, etc.
(v. i.) To advance or retire by inches or small degrees; to move slowly.
(v. t.) To deal out by inches; to give sparingly.
(v. t.) To drive by inches, or small degrees.

7 words found in the Scrabble word, inch


4 letter words

chin 9

3 letter words

chi 8
hic 8
hin 6
ich 8

2 letter words

hi 5
in 2


Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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