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  • n. the second decimal digit in a percentage

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one part in a hundred equal parts


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  • He was four-tenths of a per cent Tuscan, three per cent Spanish Moor, seven per cent Danish, and one one-hundredth of a per cent Egyptian.

    The Snow Whale

  • He had always liked the pyramids and mummy movies, but one one-hundredth was nothing to get too excited over.

    The Snow Whale

  • A basis point is one-hundredth of a percentage point; 100 basis points equal a percentage point.

    New Securities Issues

  • Each right will entitle stockholders to buy one one-hundredth of a share of a new series of junior participating preferred stock at an exercise price of $120, it said.

    Temple-Inland Adopts Poison Pill After IP Bid

  • EF: I just want people to feel one one-hundredth of what I feel when I'm by the ocean -- that everything is connected.

    Liz Markus: Yoga For Surfers

  • One basis point is one-hundredth of one percentage point.

    Treasurys Take a Tumble

  • And suppose I consented, but gave you only one-hundredth part of me.

    Chapter XIX

  • Would you be satisfied with that one-hundredth part of me?

    Chapter XIX

  • What about the dramatic conclusion, that women "possess less than one-hundredth of world property"?

    Philip N. Cohen: Stop That Feminist Viral Statistic Meme

  • A world profile on women, using selected economic and social indicators, reveals that women constitute one half of the world population and one third of the official labour force; perform nearly two-thirds of work hours; but according to some estimates receive only one-tenth of the world income and possess less than one-hundredth of world property.

    Philip N. Cohen: Stop That Feminist Viral Statistic Meme


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