inch along

inch along (something)

to move slowly along something little by little. The cat inched along the carpet toward the mouse. Traffic was inching along.
See also: inch

inch along

see under by inches.
See also: inch
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Tenders are invited for Supply, installation and commissioning of air circulators 30 inch along with regulator at beml, bangalore complex
Ultimately, the rock did indeed prove to "as soft as butter" in parts, forcing the TBMs to inch along at no more than half a metre a day, carefully exploring the space.
As per usual I had to inch along our row in the semi dark with hushed apologies for anything I may have just stood on.
Vehicles inch along in their lane for an agonizingly long stretch.
You'd climb the endless stairs, inch along and have a peek off the edge, but you'd never actually leap off.
BLIZZARD: Cars inch along in Boldmere, Sutton Coldfield, while below all ie peaceful in Sutton Park.
Three days after the landing--pushed inch by inch along five fronts by Castro's much bigger Castro's force--they surrendered at Playa Giron.
You have to inch along, which gives you time to enjoy every stall
Next, I removed the inside skin and paper core on the four side pieces to a depth of 1/2 inch along the edges that will accept the bottom panel, and I cut a similar ledge to a depth of 1/4 inch along the top edges to accommodate the upper panel.
On any given day in Sao Paulo, trucks snarl in traffic as the inch along towards the Congonhas Airport.
Colorado earthlings are leaving their imprint on Mars as NASA's two exploration rovers inch along opposite sides of the planet.
It is a story of agony, passion and triumph, of precision inch by inch along the 78th meridian,' said Sanjoy Roy, who organised the exhibition.
Yesterday as forensic teams worked inch by inch along the stairs and hallway of the block of flats, neighbours spoke of their horror.
While commuters inch along in freeway traffic, researchers have focused on inventing behind-the-scenes gadgets that apply Information Age breakthroughs to steel-and-concrete thoroughfares.
Also, if you are inserting zips into the back of the covers, you will need to allow an extra inch along this section.