Definition of Thousandth

1. Noun. Position 1,000 in a countable series of things.

Generic synonyms: Rank



2. Adjective. The ordinal number of one thousand in counting order.
Exact synonyms: 1000th
Similar to: Ordinal

3. Noun. One part in a thousand equal parts.
Exact synonyms: One-thousandth
Generic synonyms: Common Fraction, Simple Fraction

Definition of Thousandth

1. a. Next in order after nine hundred and ninty-nine; coming last of a thousand successive individuals or units; -- the ordinal of thousand; as, the thousandth part of a thing.

2. n. The quotient of a unit divided by a thousand; one of a thousand equal parts into which a unit is divided.

Definition of Thousandth

1. Adjective. The ordinal form of the number one thousand. ¹

2. Noun. (plural '''thousandth ones''') The person or thing in the thousandth position. ¹

3. Noun. One of a thousand equal parts of a whole. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thousandth

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thousandth

thoughtworthy
thouing
thourogh
thourough
thous
thousand
thousand-fold
thousand legs
thousand one
thousand times
thousandaire
thousandaires
thousandfold
thousandfolds
thousands
thousandth (current term)
thousandths
thou’dst
thowel
thowels
thowl
thowless
thowls
thowt
thowts
thozalinone
thrack
thracked
thracking
thracks

Literary usage of Thousandth

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1. Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy by Jacques Ozanam, Jean Étienne Montricla (1803)
"A straight line being given; to find, by an easy operation, and without a scale, to a thousandth, ten thousandth, hundred thousandth, &c part, ..."

2. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"The chemical balances ot the exhibitor are also very simple, and turn with the two-thousandth or three-thousandth part of the weight which they will carry. ..."

3. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1885)
"And it is not long ago that, on the occasion of the imaginary one thousandth anniversary of this foundation, those in high position in the Church and in the ..."

4. South African Journal of Science by South African association for the advancement of science (1904)
"If the wave length is greater than about one forty-four-thousandth of an inch we are conscious of heat, and not light. We find that the waves that produce ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... the thousandth part of Zu'Cu can be detected. In the next place, the funnel is emptied and a plate of the metal M placed on its mouth. ..."

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