Pinch in a sentence as a noun

You could tap, zoom, pinch, drag and get the full depth of the page.

They'll attempt to pinch to zoom all over the place.

Needles are needles so there was discomfort, but it was very quick -- like a hard pinch.

Sure, you can pinch and zoom and rotate with some fingers, but that's all at the app level in iOS.

For over a year, pinch to zoom and other\nmulti-touch gestures didn't work on Chrome.

We could attack the labels directly by trying to pinch off the sources of their revenue.

Pinch in a sentence as a verb

Website is totally obnoxious on a mobile device - no pinch zoom, no scrolling, must press little dots to "scroll".

A group of people will go out, and unanimously decide to ***** and pinch and swipe their glass worship stones instead of having a ******* conversation or looking around them.

And what's up with the growing number of websites which take deliberate pains to prevent me from using pinch-to-zoom on iOS?Surely there's a special ring in **** for those web anti-designers.

In usability tests you'll see that pinch-to-zoom is hardly discoverable, or even particularly easy.

One should take these claims with a pinch of salt as what counts as 'engine' and what counts as 'plumbing' and what counts as fuel tank is sort of open to debate and you can do some creative accounting to make your numbers look better.

They'll pinch pennies on benefits, lay people off for the slightest reason or no reason, and burn hours of time on psychotic, all-consuming performance review systems, while missing the ******* point, which is: the real existential risk is when innovation stops.

Pinch definitions


a painful or straitened circumstance; "the pinch of the recession"


an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed


a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"

See also: touch hint tinge mite speck soupcon


a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action; "he never knew what to do in an emergency"

See also: emergency exigency


a small sharp bite or snip


a squeeze with the fingers

See also: tweak


the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

See also: apprehension arrest catch collar


squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"

See also: squeeze twinge tweet twitch


make ridges into by pinching together

See also: crimp


make off with belongings of others


cut the top off; "top trees and bushes"


irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear; "smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth"; "the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back"

See also: vellicate