one-hundred-thousandth one-hundred-thousandth

Definition(s):

  • (n) one part in a hundred thousand equal parts

Usage(s):

  1. Viruses are the smallest known disease-producing organisms: the biggest of them is less than one-hundred-thousandth of an inch in diameter.
  2. It is not a very musical sound, for it lacks softening overtones, but it is accurate to one one-hundred-thousandth of a cycle.
  3. Still available only in pinhead quantities for research, it controlled a far-advanced case of Addison's disease, even when the dose was cut to one one-hundred-thousandth oz.
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