one-thousandth one-thousandth

Definition(s):

  • (n) one part in a thousand equal parts

Usage(s):

  1. It's ranked a woeful 145th overall by FIFA, football's global governing body, and 24th in Asia 13 spots below Bahrain, whose population is less than one-thousandth of India's.
  2. Though Strads have been copied to within one-thousandth of an inch of the original, the sound never measures up.
  3. According to a generally accepted rule of thumb, the payload that reaches escape velocity will be one one-thousandth of the starting weight: about 21 tons.

News

  1. Facebook, Microsoft release NSA stats to reassure users

    In an effort to reassure users, Facebook discloses it has received legal orders to turn over details on about one-thousandth of one percent of user accounts. So does Microsoft, and Google plans to do the same. [Read more]        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Facebook releases stats to reassure users about NSA spying

    In an effort to reassure users, Facebook discloses that in the United States, it has received legal orders to turn over details on about one-thousandth of one percent of user accounts. Originally posted at News - Politics and Law
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  • "From 1947 to 2009, 175,813 barrels have been spilled out of 16 billion produced," Landrieu said. "That is one-thousandth of one percent of total production. I know this committee has its eyes on the environment. We in Louisiana live in that...
    on May 11, 2010 By: Mary Landrieu Source: The Hill (blog)

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