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hun·dredth

 (hŭn′drĭdth)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number 100 in a series.
2. One of 100 equal parts.

hun′dredth adj.

hundredth

(ˈhʌndrədθ)
adj
(Mathematics) (usually prenominal)
a. being the ordinal number of 100 in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc
b. (as noun): the hundredth in line.
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one of 100 approximately equal parts of something
b. (as modifier): a hundredth part.
2. (General Physics) one of 100 equal divisions of a particular scientific quantity: centimetre.
3. (Mathematics) the fraction equal to one divided by 100 ()

hun•dredth

(ˈhʌn drɪdθ, -drɪtθ)

adj.
1. next after the ninety-ninth; being the ordinal number for 100.
2. being one of 100 equal parts.
n.
3. a hundredth part, esp. of one (1/100).
4. the hundredth member of a series.
5. Also called hun′dredth's place`. (in decimal notation) the position of the second digit to the right of the decimal point.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hundredth - position 100 in a countable series of things
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
2.hundredth - one part in a hundred equal parts
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
Adj.1.hundredth - the ordinal number of one hundred in counting orderhundredth - the ordinal number of one hundred in counting order
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"

hundredth

noun
Related words
prefix cent-, centi-
Translations
المائهجُزْء من مئه
setinastý
hundrededelhundredende
századikszázadrész
hundraîastihundraîasti hlutur
stotina
stotistotina
1/100100.üncüyüzde biryüzüncü

hundredth

[ˈhʌndrɪdθ]
A. ADJcentésimo
B. Ncentésimo m, centésima parte f

hundredth

[ˈhʌndrədθ]
adjcentième
n (= fraction) → centième m
a hundredth of a ... → un centième de ...

hundredth

adj (in series) → hundertste(r, s); (of fraction)hundertstel
nHundertste(r, s) decl as adj; (= fraction)Hundertstel nt ? also sixth

hundredth

[ˈhʌndrɪdθ]
1. adjcentesimo/a
2. n (in series) → centesimo/a; (fraction) → centesimo

hundred

(ˈhandrəd) noun
1. (plural ˈhundred) the number 100. Ten times ten is a hundred; more than one/a hundred; There must be at least six hundred of them here.
2. the figure 100.
3. the age of 100. She's over a hundred; a man of a hundred.
4. (plural ˈhundred) a hundred pounds or dollars. I lost several hundred at the casino last night.
adjective
1. 100 in number. six hundred people; a few hundred pounds.
2. aged 100. He is a hundred today.
ˈhundred-
a hundred-dollar bill.
ˈhundredfold adjective, adverb
one hundred times as much or as great. Production has increased a hundredfold.
ˈhundredth noun
1. one of a hundred equal parts.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of a hundred (people, things etc) or (the person, thing etc) in an equivalent position.
ˈhundreds of
1. several hundred. He has hundreds of pounds in the bank.
2. very many. I've got hundreds of things to do.
References in classic literature ?
Tho' pleasing both in her Person and Manners (between ourselves) she never possessed the hundredth part of my Beauty or Accomplishments.
Three feet being the average Perimeter it follows that, in a Polygon of three hundred sides each side will be no more than the hundredth part of a foot in length, or little more than the tenth part of an inch; and in a Polygon of six or seven hundred sides the sides are little larger than the diameter of a Spaceland pin-head.
The world says that no worded description of a moving spectacle is a hundredth part as moving as the same spectacle seen with one's own eyes--yet the world is willing to let its son and its daughter and itself look at Titian's beast, but won't stand a description of it in words.
He knew too that the brains of many great men, whose thoughts he had read, had brooded over death and yet knew not a hundredth part of what his wife and Agafea Mihalovna knew about it.
But I repeat for the hundredth time, there is one case, one only, when man may consciously, purposely, desire what is injurious to himself, what is stupid, very stupid--simply in order to have the right to desire for himself even what is very stupid and not to be bound by an obligation to desire only what is sensible.
You should listen to me till you were tired, and advise me till you were still tired more; but it is impossible to put a hundredth part of my great mind on paper, so I will abstain altogether, and leave you to guess what you like.
Not the first, nor the twentieth, nor the hundredth drink, succeeded in giving them the liking.
I cannot make it out," said Margaret for the hundredth time.
Then she laughed at her foolishness, remembered Billy and the four-roomed cottage on Pine Street, and went to bed with her mind filled for the hundredth time with the details of the furniture.
Well then, down ye go here, Ishmael, for the three hundredth lay.
This reflection set him to admiring, for the hundredth time, the shrewd ingenuities by which he had insured himself against detection--more, against even suspicion.
But this business would claim, not half of you, but nine-tenths of you, or ninety-nine hundredths.