one-seventh one-seventh

Definition(s):

  • (n) one part in seven equal parts

Usage(s):

  1. The resulting LEDs use as little as one-seventh the energy as an incandescent bulb and can last about 100 times as long, up to 100,000 hours.
  2. Everglades National Park is just one-seventh the size of the historic Everglades swampland, forcing the animals to share territory that humans consider their own.

News

  1. Avon to Sell Silpada Jewelry Unit to Rhinestone for $85 Million

    Avon Products Inc. (AVP) , the door-to-door cosmetics retailer, agreed to sell its Silpada Designs jewelry unit to Rhinestone Holdings Inc. for $85 million in cash, about one-seventh the amount it paid to buy the company in 2010.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. District deals with high rate of staff turnover

    Licking Heights Superintendent Philip Wagner estimates that one-seventh to one-sixth of the district's staff will have turned over by the next school year.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: This Week Licking County

Quotes

  1. • There are 116 of 690 players who have no-trade clauses (and 16 in the state of Pennsylvania, by the way): "That's more than one-seventh of the league," Risebrough said. "I don't see in the [collective bargaining agreement] a mandatory,...
    on Jan 5, 2008 By: Doug Risebrough Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  2. "One guy out of the equation changes the whole bullpen," Baker said. "One guy is one-seventh of your bullpen."
    on Jun 12, 2008 By: Dusty Baker Source: Cincinnati Reds

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