from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The ordinal number matching the number 1,000 in a series.
- noun One of 1,000 equal parts.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Last in order of a series of a thousand; next after the nine hundred and ninety-ninth: an ordinal numeral.
- Constituting one of a thousand equal parts into which anything is divided.
- noun One of a thousand equal parts into which anything is divided.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Next in order after nine hundred and ninty-nine; coming last of a thousand successive individuals or units; -- the ordinal of
- adjective Constituting, or being one of, a thousand equal parts into which anything is divided; the tenth of a hundredth.
- adjective Occurring as being one of, or the last one of, a very great number; very small; minute; -- used hyperbolically.
- noun The quotient of a unit divided by a thousand; one of a thousand equal parts into which a unit is divided.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective The ordinal form of the number
- noun singular only The person or thing in the thousandth position.
- noun One of a thousand equal parts of a whole.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective the ordinal number of one thousand in counting order
- noun position 1,000 in a countable series of things
- noun one part in a thousand equal parts
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It is 0.5 thousandth, that is, half of a thousandth.
In an instant her mind learns so many things at once that if the imagination and intellect spent years in striving to enumerate them, it could not recall a thousandth part of them.
The term means "thousandth-part money," that is, the thousandth part of a _tael_ or Chinese ounce of silver, say one _cash_; and it was originally applied to a tax of one _cash_ per tael on all sales, said to have been voluntarily imposed on themselves by the people, as a temporary measure, with a view to make up the deficiency in the land-tax caused by the rebellion.
For they don't, else would the thousandth pipe of opium be provocative of similar delights to the first, else would one cocktail, instead of several, produce an equivalent glow after a year of cocktails.
She wondered, for the thousandth time, what a windlute was; yet much of beauty, much of beyondness, she sensed of this dimly remembered beautiful mother of hers.
“Anything is possible,” I said for perhaps the thousandth time in my life.
He studied his walk, his body movements, stripped him again and again and for the thousandth time made him flex all his muscles.
Also for the thousandth time, this is completely and utterly wrong.
“I must not stay,” Graham reiterated for the thousandth time.
No need of memory when you roared it over and over for the thousandth time till half the inn was a-knock at the door to spit you for the sleep killer you were.