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  • adj. Attributive form of ten to, noun.

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Examples

  • Jolly had probably worked a ten-to fifteen-minute radius from the freight line.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • That meant someone had put a ten-to fifteen-year-old skeleton in the house after Melinda Redmond moved out.

    Fat Chance

  • We had a great ten-to 15-year period in the 80s and 90s, of 20, 30, and 40 percent growth rates.

    Your Call Is (Not That) Important to Us

  • In the course of a week on several different rivers, we got strikes from maybe two dozen muskies, most of them on those two ten-to twelve-hour days when we were actually fishing for them.

    Fool’s Paradise

  • According to a 2005 report commissioned by the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine on trends affecting youth in developing countries, there are currently 1.5 billion ten-to twenty-four-year-olds on Earth, and 86 percent of them live in a developing country.

    The Pirate’s Dilemma

  • Hotel hallways are to ten-to twelve-month-olds what empty swimming pools are to skateboarders: ideal places to hone their skills.

    Be Prepared

  • Not to mention the fact that the store-bought baby foods created for the ten-to twelve-month-old market are suspect, to say the least.

    Be Prepared

  • Next, Jody put on exercise clothes and immediately took a brisk ten-to fifteen-minute walk outside, once again to expose herself to natural light and increase her alertness.

    The Power of Full Engagement

  • RAMIREZ: Well, at 8: 30 in the morning I had a meeting at Two World Trade Center, visiting one of our clients on the 55th floor of Two World Trade Center, and, of course, as everybody stated, about ten-to I heard a loud thundering noise, I thought it was something on top of the building, but immediately there were things flying around on fire, like paper on fire and metal.

    CNN Transcript Sep 17, 2001

  • Also, in every community where the pecan is native, can be seen many seedling trees ranging anywhere from ten-to twenty-five years old that have never borne a nut.

    Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting Ithaca, New York, December 14 and 15, 1911

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