GNU Webster's 1913
- n. one of three equal parts of a divisible whole.
- n. one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
“This, too, in the face of the fact that only _one-third_ of the 728 victims to mobs have been _charged_ with rape, to say nothing of those of that one-third who were innocent of the charge.”
“The latest collaboration--it hits stores and the web this month--is with indie style icon, model and nightlife fixture Leigh Lezark, who's best known as one-third of the New York City-based DJ trio The Misshapes.”
“Today, around one-third of the English vocabulary is “French,” borrowed from one or another of its medieval and modern versions.”
“Some traditionalists argued that, since only one-third of senators are up for election at a time, the Senate is a continuing body with continuing rules.”
“We agreed to consolidate several of the Okinawa installations, give up the facility we used at Futenma, and return nearly one-third of the land to Japan over the next five to seven years.”
“In 1984, at the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, American women earned more than one-third of the medals on a U.S. team that dominated the competition, and female athletes such as Mary Lou Retton and Jackie Joyner-Kersee became international stars.”
“Nowhere were women more free from the expectations that they be wives and mothers than in revolutionary Philadelphia, where more than one-third of the adult female population was not only unmarried but also living with nonrelatives.”
“When researchers surveyed one thousand public school children in New York in 1910, nearly 90 percent of the girls but only one-third of the boys reported they knew how to dance.”
“The evidence at trial showed that the 1978 Bronco is an unstable sport utility vehicle that Ford marketed for American families with a roof that is two-thirds plastic/one-third steel and has no roll bar.”
“One of Deisseroth's colleagues designed a paddle about one-third the length of a popsicle stick.”
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