120


Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.120 - the cardinal number that is the product of ten and twelve
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
Adj.1.120 - being ten more than one hundred ten
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
References in classic literature ?
Maston, who, despite all dictates of prudence, had kept in advance of the mass, was pitched back 120 feet, shooting like a projectile over the heads of his fellow-citizens.
While I watched this phenomenon, two jets of steam and water were ejected from its vents, and rose to the height of 120 feet; thus I ascertained its way of breathing.
120,000; two-thirds of these are women, I think, and at least two-thirds of the women are beautiful.
We are willing to give 30 pounds a quarter, or 120 pounds a year, so as to recompense you for any little inconvenience which our fads may cause you.
Why should they give you 120 pounds a year, when they could have their pick for 40 pounds?
From it he saw that he had 120 roubles of mine in his keeping.
Aristocracy, what, 78; treated of, 120; its object, 121
A the point where we first met this formation it was 120 fee in thickness; following up the river course, the surfac imperceptibly rose and the mass became thicker, so that a forty miles above the first station it was 320 feet thick What the thickness may be close to the Cordillera, I hav no means of knowing, but the platform there attains a heigh of about three thousand feet above the level of the sea we must therefore look to the mountains of that great chai for its source; and worthy of such a source are streams tha have flowed over the gently inclined bed of the sea to distance of one hundred miles.
In verses 23 and 24 of the second part of the discourse we are reminded of Nietzsche's powerful indictment of the great of to-day, in the Antichrist (Aphorism 43):--"At present nobody has any longer the courage for separate rights, for rights of domination, for a feeling of reverence for himself and his equals,--FOR PATHOS OF DISTANCE...Our politics are MORBID from this want of courage!--The aristocracy of character has been undermined most craftily by the lie of the equality of souls; and if the belief in the 'privilege of the many,' makes revolutions and WILL CONTINUE TO MAKE them, it is Christianity, let us not doubt it, it is CHRISTIAN valuations, which translate every revolution merely into blood and crime!" (see also "Beyond Good and Evil", pages 120, 121).
And his dungeon was hot and musty; it smelt of gas and mushrooms, and seemed to be somewhere 120 feet below the ground.
(iii) Special remission of 120 days per year for the date of sentence for male prisoners who are 65 years of age or above and have undergone at least 1/3rd of their substantive sentence, except those involved in a culpable homicide and those involved in terrorist acts, as defined in the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997.
KRCS delivers winter aid to 120 impoverished families in Kuwait KUWAIT, Dec 31 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) on Monday distributed crucial winter supplies to some 120 needy families across the country, the venerable charity said.