Some articles on wide, inches, inches wide:
... The house began as a 1 1⁄2-story Cape Cod cottage thirty-six feet wide by twenty-six feet deep with an eight-foot-wide central stone chimney with three ... The common rafters are eight by eight inches and taper to six by six inches and the floor joist are six by six inches and spaced twenty inches apart ... is vertically quarter sawn one-inch-thick oak boards with random widths between twelve and thirty inches ...
... a better and cheaper road, than the common modes The sills to be 4 by 12 inches, well bedded the top surface four inches below the grade of the road on the ... Between the cross-ties are red cedar blocks, 3 by 6 inches, and one foot long, leaving spaces between the ties and blocks, not exceeding 8 inches ... plates, is a locust ribbon, one inch thick and three inches wide, to raise the iron rail, and clear the flanges of the wheels from the ties ...
... the head of the stick may be 6 to 10 inches wide under NCAA rules (or from four to ten inches wide under international (FIL) rules) ... The head of the goalie's stick is much larger and may be 10 to 12 inches wide under US Lacrosse and NCAA rules (or up to 15 inches wide under FIL rules) ... the side portion of the head) may not be more than two inches tall ...
Famous quotes containing the words wide and/or inches:
“He sways his head from side to side, with movements like a snake;
And when you think hes half asleep, hes always wide awake.”
—T.S. (Thomas Stearns)
“The daily arguments over putting away the toys or practicing the piano defeat us so easily. We see them coming yet they frustrate us time and time again. In many cases, we are mothers and fathers who have managed budgets and unruly bosses and done difficult jobs well through sheer tenacity and dogged preparation. So why are we unable to persuade someone three feet tall to step into six inches of water at bathtime?”
—Cathy Rindner Tempelsman (20th century)