Origin of thousandfoldthousand + -fold
The definition of thousandfold is something that is a thousand times more than something else.
An example of thousandfold is the noise level of 1,000 people as compared to one person; a thousandfold increase.
having a thousand times as much or as many
a thousand times as much or as many: preceded by a
a number or an amount a thousand times as great
- By a factor of a thousand.
Old English Ã¾Å«sendfeald, corresponding to thousand +"Ž -fold.
- But the Internet Renaissance dwarfs by a hundredfold, a thousandfold, the Renaissance of Europe.
- It has 4,000,000K of memory—once again, a thousandfold increase over its predecessor.
- In 1831 Patrick Matthew, in the appendix to a book on naval timber and arboriculture, laid stress on the extreme fecundity of nature "who has in all the varieties of her offspring a prolific power much beyond (in many cases a thousandfold) what is necessary to fill up the vacancies caused by senile decay.
- We still have a thousandfold increase in productivity before us.
- So a thousandfold increase in capacity at one-fortieth the cost is like the $50,000 Mercedes dropping to a buck and a quarter.