one-hundredth one-hundredth

Definition(s):

  • (n) one part in a hundred equal parts

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Phelps broke Spitz' record the next day, but it was his last one-hundredth of a second victory over Cavic that will prove the most memorable.
  2. What prevents it from being incinerated like a match head is that its star is a red dwarf, only about one one-hundredth as bright as the sun.
  3. SNAP III's heart is a pinpoint one-hundredth of an ounce of radioactive polonium 210 encased in a molybdenum capsule.

News

  • Nashua committee puts forward final budget for a vote, but not without questioning mayor’s office staff

    NASHUA – After weeks of discussing the proposed city budget, the Budget Review Committee put forward a final recommendation last week – but it barely shaved off one-hundredth of a percent from the $236 million spending plan put forth by Mayor Donnalee Lozeau. The recommendation was far from unanimous, with a 4-3 split. Aldermen-at-large Jim Donchess, David Deane  and Mark Cookson voted ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Nashua Telegraph

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