one-thousandth love

Definitions

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  • noun one part in a thousand equal parts

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Examples

  • They discovered that the particles inhaled by the mice—each particle less than one-thousandth the width of a human hair—somehow affected the brain, causing inflammation and altering neurochemistry among neurons involved in learning and memory.

    The Hidden Toll of Traffic Jams

  • The trick involves super-slim wires, measuring one-thousandth the width of a strand of hair, that are woven into the fabric.

    Take Zap! Tech Geeks, Starved for More Battery Power, Give Themselves a Charge

  • … Milorad Cavic, on NBC's Saturday coverage of swimming's world championships in Rome, recalled his loss to Michael Phelps by one-thousandth of a second in the 100-meter fly at the 2008 Olympics.

    Favre on TV? Seems like a no-brainer but ...

  • Depending on the other factors that affect any individual's risk of cancer, the current level of exposure measured in Tokyo's water might raise the risk of thyroid cancer by four one-thousandth of a percent, Dr. Caracappa said.

    Radiation Risks in Tokyo's Water Supply Are Slight, Safety Experts Say

  • Today Rick Perry condemns government help for the poor while encouraging churches to help out-- but his most recent tax records show that he only gave one one-thousandth of what he made to his church.

    Jim Wallis: The Disappearance of the Compassionate Conservatives

  • William became the one-thousandth knight inducted into the order in its 660-year history.

    William and Kate

  • William became the one-thousandth knight inducted into the order in its 660-year history.

    William and Kate

  • Sure, a miserable skinflint of a half-baked lover would it be that could dream there was aught in woman form one-thousandth part as sweet, as ravishing and enticing, as glorious and wonderful as his own woman that he could ever love again.

    CHAPTER XXII

  • Tokyo's air Thursday showed radiation lingered at nearly four times the normal level, though the hourly exposure is still about one-thousandth of the dose from a typical chest X-ray.

    Radiation Is Beyond Zone, Report Says

  • My intent is to simplify our tax code and create growth, and so I will also look to see whether the top one-half of 1% or one-thousandth of 1% or top 1% are still paying roughly the same share of the total tax burden that they have today.

    On Taxes, 'Modeling,' and the Vision Thing

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