Sentence Examples


  • The law of this force, for all distances greater than say the thousandth of an inch, is an attraction varying as the inverse square of the distance.
  • The most valuable preparations of this potent drug are the liquor atropinae sulphatis, which is a 1% solution, and the lamella - for insertion within the conjunctival sac - which contains one five-thousandth part of a grain of the alkaloid.
  • At the end of the street is one of the numerous monuments erected in various parts of the country to commemorate the thousandth anniversary of the foundation of the kingdom of Hungary.
  • Pressing his lips together he made that effort for the twenty-thousandth time and lay down.
  • The latest result is 299,860 kilometres per second, with a probable error of perhaps 30 kilometres - that is, about the ten-thousandth part of the quantity itself.