Origin of hundredfoldhundred + -fold
Hundredfold is defined as 100 times as much.
When you have one bunny and then you have 100 bunnies, this is an example of a time when the number of bunnies increased a hundredfold.
having a hundred times as much or as many
a hundred times as much or as many: with a (or, British, an)
a number or an amount a hundred times as great
- Multiplied by a hundred.
- By a factor of one hundred.
hundred + -fold
- Its culms and leaves afford excellent fodder for cattle; and the grain, of which the yield in favourable situations is upwards of a hundredfold, is used for the same purposes as maize, rice, corn and other cereals.
- But even supposing $1,000,000,000 to be a juster estimate according to present-day values, it is probable that the increase of this since 1790 has been more than a hundredfold and since 1850 (since when such data have been gathered by the census) about fifteenfold.
- Twofold, hundredfold, cf.
- Parts of the Peten district are equally fertile, maize in this region yielding two hundredfold from unmanured soil.
- On balance, this will be a hundredfold increase in productivity.