- Overly abundant; commonplace.
- At a precise point; within a narrowly defined area:A sports car that stops on a dime.
- abundant and easily obtained; cheap
- at an exact point or within very narrow limits
Origin of dime
- Middle English tenth part from Old French disme from Latin decima (pars) tenth (part) from decem ten dekm̥ in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition