at a pinch


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Англо-русский словарь по психоаналитике. 2013.

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  • Pinch — may refer to:* Pinch (cooking), a very small amount of an ingredient, typically salt or a spice * Pinch, West VirginiaMathematics and Science* Pinch (plasma physics), the compression of a plasma filament by magnetic forces, or a device which uses …   Wikipedia

  • pinch´er — pinch «pihnch», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to squeeze between the thumb and forefinger, with the teeth or claws, or with any instrument having two jaws or parts between which something may be grasped: »Father pinched the baby s cheek playfully.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pinch analysis — is a methodology for minimising energy consumption of chemical processes by calculating thermodynamically feasible energy targets (or minimum energy consumption) and achieving them by optimising heat recovery systems, energy supply methods and… …   Wikipedia

  • Pinch-Analyse — bezeichnet einen Ansatz zur systematischen Optimierung des Energieverbrauches von Prozessen. Die Pinchanalyse ist eine Methode zur Minimierung des Energieverbrauchs von verfahrenstechnischen Prozessen indem thermodynamisch minimale… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pinch-hit — pinch hits, pinch hitting, pinch hit also pinch hit 1) VERB If you pinch hit for someone, you do something for them because they are unexpectedly unable to do it. [AM] [V for n] The staff here can pinch hit for each other when the hotel is busy.… …   English dictionary

  • Pinch — Pinch, n. 1. A close compression, as with the ends of the fingers, or with an instrument; a nip. [1913 Webster] 2. As much as may be taken between the finger and thumb; any very small quantity; as, a pinch of snuff. [1913 Webster] 3. Pian; pang.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pinch bar — Pinch Pinch, n. 1. A close compression, as with the ends of the fingers, or with an instrument; a nip. [1913 Webster] 2. As much as may be taken between the finger and thumb; any very small quantity; as, a pinch of snuff. [1913 Webster] 3. Pian;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pinch Runner Original Soundtrack — Pinch Runner Pinch Runner (ピンチランナー, Pinch Runner?) est un film japonais de Hiroyuki Nasu, sorti le 20 mai 2000 au Japon, mettant en vedette les membres d alors du groupe de Jpop Morning Musume interprétant des lycéennes s entrainant pour une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pinch — [n1] tight pressing compression, confinement, contraction, cramp, grasp, grasping, hurt, limitation, nip, nipping, pressure, squeeze, torment, tweak, twinge; concept 728 pinch [n2] small amount bit, dash, drop, jot, mite, small quantity, soupçon …   New thesaurus

  • Pinch — Pinch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pinched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pinching}.] [F. pincer, probably fr. OD. pitsen to pinch; akin to G. pfetzen to cut, pinch; perhaps of Celtic origin. Cf. {Piece}.] 1. To press hard or squeeze between the ends of the fingers …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pinch grip tie — A wrestler with a pinch grip tie Classification Clinch hold Parent style Wrestling A pinch grip tie …   Wikipedia

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