- n. Plural form of thousandth.
“Comparison with the scale, which is marked in thousandths of a mm, shows that the diameter can decrease down to 2-3 thousandths of a mm.”
“Most of Richards's atomic-weight determinations are so exact, that any variation there may be is measured in thousandths, i.e. is of the same degree of magnitude as the apparent volumes of the electrons.”
“By microdissection he reaches anatomical structures difficult of access, uses advanced teletechnique for stimulation and recording, and employs high magnification stroboscopic microscopy for making apparent complex membrane movements, the amplitudes of which are measured in thousandths of the millimeter.”
“It uses molten silicon to cast the wafers in their final form, six inches on one side and 200 microns thick, or about eight-thousandths of an inch.”
“In the United States, Congressman Pete Stark (D-CA), introduced H.R. 5783, the Investing in Our Future Act. Representative Stark proposes a small tax -- of five thousandths of one percent, or 0.005% -- on currency transactions.”
“I shot three groups from a very good .338 that averaged 1.118, and were all within a couple of thousandths of an inch of each other in size.”
“A few thousandths of an inch makes a difference between pushing and spitting the round out.”
“I don't think anyone could look us square in the face and say without a shadow of a doubt that the wrecker couldn't have moved that car sixty-thousandths" of an inch, Childress said.”
“Give the earth a billion years to cool off from its "molten lump" state and 400,000 years is still one eight-thousandths of its history.”
“Increasingly, in a sport where the margin of victory can be thousandths of a second, these shops are where races are won and lost.”
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