one-tenth

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Noun1.one-tenth - a tenth partone-tenth - a tenth part; one part in ten equal parts
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
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The stronger men will be in front, the jaded ones will fall behind, and on this plan only one-tenth of your army will reach its destination.
Then, when the Nautilus is afloat under these circumstances, one-tenth is out of the water.
And huge, golden melons of the papaia, ready for the eating, globuled directly from the slender- trunked trees not one-tenth the girth of the fruits they bore.
As for Paris, we only just touched at that, and he would not give me time to see one-tenth of the beauties and interesting objects of Rome.
This agreement gave Bell, Hubbard and Sanders a three-tenths interest apiece in the patents, and Watson one-tenth.