Thousandth
Thousandth Thou"sandth, n. The quotient of a unit divided by a thousand; one of a thousand equal parts into which a unit is divided. [1913 Webster]

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  • Thousandth — Thou sandth, a. 1. Next in order after nine hundred and ninty nine; coming last of a thousand successive individuals or units; the ordinal of thousand; as, the thousandth part of a thing. [1913 Webster] 2. Constituting, or being one of, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thousandth — [thou′zəndth] adj. [ THOUSAND + TH2] 1. coming last in a series of a thousand; 1,000th 2. designating any of the thousand equal parts of something n. 1. the thousandth one of a series 2. any of the thousand equal parts of something; 1/ …   English World dictionary

  • thousandth — [[t]θa͟ʊz(ə)nθ[/t]] thousandths 1) ORD The thousandth item in a series is the one that you count as number one thousand. The magazine has just published its six thousandth edition. ORD If you say that something has happened for the thousandth… …   English dictionary

  • thousandth — /thow zeuhndth, zeuhntth, zeuhnth/, adj. 1. last in order of a series of a thousand. 2. being one of a thousand equal parts. n. 3. a thousandth part, esp. of one (1/1000). 4. the thousandth member of a series. 5. Also, thousandth s place. (in… …   Universalium

  • thousandth — thou|sandth [ θauzndθ ] number 1. ) in the place or position counted as number 1,000: the one thousandth performance of the play 2. ) one of 1,000 equal parts of something: A micron is one thousandth of a millimeter. for the thousandth time used… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • thousandth — 1. adjective /ˈθaʊznθ/ The ordinal form of the number one thousand. 2. noun /ˈθaʊznθ/ a) (plural thousandth ones) The person or thing in the thousandth position. b) One of a thousand equal parts of a whole …   Wiktionary

  • thousandth — UK [ˈθaʊz(ə)nθ] / US [ˈθaʊz(ə)ndθ] number 1) in the place or position counted as number 1,000 2) one of 1,000 equal parts of something A micron is one thousandth of a millimetre. • for the thousandth time …   English dictionary

  • thousandth — thou•sandth [[t]ˈθaʊ zəndθ, zəntθ, zənθ[/t]] adj. 1) last in order of a series of a thousand 2) being one of a thousand equal parts 3) a thousandth part, esp. of one (1/1000) 4) the thousandth member of a series 5) math. Also called thou′sandth s …   From formal English to slang

  • thousandth — /ˈθaʊzənθ/ (say thowzuhnth) adjective 1. last in order of a series of a thousand. 2. being one of a thousand equal parts. –noun 3. a thousandth part, especially of one (1/1000). 4. the thousandth member of a series. {thousand + th2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • thousandth — thou·sandth || θaÊŠzndθ n. one of a thousand equal parts of something, the thousandth member of a series adj. being number one thousand in a sequence …   English contemporary dictionary

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