one-ninth one-ninth

Definition(s):

  • (n) one part in nine equal parts

Usage(s):

  1. Exactly scaled to one-ninth the size of an Essex-class carrier, she was prefabricated at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, trucked to the site in sections.
  2. Today they are about one-ninth of this total.
  3. The three flags occupy one-third of the white stripe or one-ninth of the whole flag and embody five colors: red, white, blue, orange, green.

News

  1. Idaho group pushes measure to hike minimum wage

    BOISE — As neighboring states lift minimum wages, a group aiming to hike the lowest legal pay in Idaho to $9.80 an hour by 2017 said this week it has collected one-ninth of the signatures necessary to
    on January 2, 2014     Source: Argus Observer

  2. Idaho consider ballot measure to hike minimum wage

    An Idaho group pushing to boost the state's minimum wage to $9.80 an hour by 2017 says it's collected one-ninth of the necessary signatures to get the measure before voters in 2014.
    on January 1, 2014     Source: KIVI Boise

Quotes

  1. "We were eight-ninths not in business," Piniella said. "That ninth-ninth we were. That's the one that counts. It takes one-ninth."
    on Aug 21, 2007 By: Lou Piniella Source: USA Today

  2. "If one-ninth of your audience comes out and talks about it in the car park, you've done something," Scott said.
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Ridley Scott Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "I think it's about one-ninth of this," Harkin said.
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: Tom Harkin Source: DesMoinesRegister.com

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