one-sixteenth


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Noun1.one-sixteenth - one part in sixteen equal parts
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
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It was probably about one-sixteenth of a second after his hand had closed on the coins that he realized in the most vivid manner that these were not the lines on which the incident was to develop, and, with all his heart, he congratulated himself on having discarded those brown boots in favour of a worn but roomy pair of gent's Oxfords.
Workers will consolidate 335,000 cubic yards of ash, coal fines (particle size usually less than one-sixteenth inch), and contaminated soil into a mound.
Virginians could be up to one-sixteenth Native American and still be white in the eyes of the law.
BEN is a New Zealand comic, now based in London, who is one-sixteenth Maori.
First Student fired one of its Junction City supervisors for letting the front tire tread depth reach one-sixteenth of an inch, which is illegal under U.
2 million Juvenile Fillies (One and one-sixteenth miles): 1.
That is less than one-sixteenth of the average salary of South Korean manufacturer workers.
The charge for a one-sixteenth of an acre plot is rising from pounds 45.
But radioactive iodine has a half-life of eight days, meaning that its effect will be reduced to half in eight days, one-fourth in 16 days and one-sixteenth in 32 days.
Short sea shipping produces one-sixteenth the CO2 emissions as do trucks, said Peeters.
His couplet "Un sey umeed baandh baitha hai bewaqoof/Jin sey kabhi hua nahin aaney ka faaida" caught this reviewer's eye as it uses the expression 'aaney ka faida' (aana was one-sixteenth of a rupee in the old days).
Whether I'm one-sixteenth, one-thirty-second, or one-fourth, if I pretend it's not there, then that's the end of this lineage.