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square inch

noun
1.
a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one inch on each side; 6.452 square centimeters. 2 , sq. in.
Abbreviation: in.
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  • Also, the water pressure is such that roughly the weight of a large car is borne by each individual square inch of surface area.
  • Every square inch that could hold a single plant of millet was planted.
  • More pixels per square inch generally means a sharper picture for movie-watching and clearer text for reading.
  • It's thousands of pounds per square inch coming up the hole.
  • The political stickers covering virtually every square inch of the door were more than enough.
  • The cabin is filled with pure oxygen at a pressure of about five pounds a square inch.
  • Pounds per square inch shall be determined by calculating the area of the ellipse and dividing the pounds pressure by this area.

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