five-hundredth five-hundredth

Definition(s):

  • (adj) the ordinal number of five hundred in counting order

Usage(s):

  1. The dinar has been devalued to one five-hundredth of its previous value: a government official who earned a yearly salary of $50,000 now gets $100.
  2. Another factor was most unfavorable: the bile ducts in the liver were the tiniest imaginableaveraging only one five-hundredth of an inch in diameter.

News

  • Crossroad Graduate to Be Executed in Texas

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 25, 2013 / Christian Newswire / -- On Wednesday, June 26, the state of Texas is scheduled to perform its five-hundredth execution since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976. Since that time, Texas has executed more people than the next six states combined.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Christian News Wire

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