Sentence Examples


  • Pressing his lips together he made that effort for the twenty-thousandth time and lay down.
  • The Port Authority fixes the port rates, which, however, must not in any two consecutive years exceed one-thousandth part of the value of all imports and exports, or a three-thousandth of the value of goods discharged from or taken on board vessels not within the premises of a dock.
  • 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.
  • At normal temperature and pressure the density of a substance in the gaseous state is of the order of one-thousandth of the density of the same substance in the solid or liquid state.
  • Poole, about a thousandth part of those executed for witchcraft in the British Isles in the 16th and 17th centuries).