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thousand

1. the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
2. a numeral, 1000, 103, M, etc., representing this number
3. the amount or quantity that is one hundred times greater than ten
4. Maths the position containing a digit representing that number followed by three zeros
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But in spite of the two hundred guests and the thousandth anniversary of the Russian Empire, I can see that he is a very remarkable man.
In some dust which was collected on a vessel three hundred miles from the land, I was much surprised to find particles of stone above the thousandth of an inch square, mixed with finer matter.
They are exceedingly minute, and quite invisible to the naked eye, only covering a space equal to the square of the thousandth of an inch.
Once upon a time Angel had been so unlucky as to say to his father, in a moment of irritation, that it might have resulted far better for mankind if Greece had been the source of the religion of modern civilization, and not Palestine; and his father's grief was of that blank description which could not realize that there might lurk a thousandth part of a truth, much less a half truth or a whole truth, in such a proposition.
Jackson, cautiously inspecting the broiled shad, and wondering for the thousandth time why Mrs.
So for the thousandth time I thank the strange fate which sent that lifeboat hurtling upward from the green pit of destruction to which it had been dragged--sent it far up above the surface, emptying its water as it rose above the waves, and dropping it upon the surface of the sea, buoyant and safe.
"Now look here, old woman," Higginbotham bullied, "for the thousandth time I've told you to keep your nose out of the business.
They read the nine thousandth tale about Zebulon and Sophronia, and how they loved as none had ever loved before, and neither did the course of their true love run smooth -- at any rate, how it did run and stumble, and get up again and go on!
All of them, however unspiritual on other days, were transfigured by the Sabbath influence; so that their very garments--whether it were an old man's decent coat well brushed for the thousandth time, or a little boy's first sack and trousers finished yesterday by his mother's needle--had somewhat of the quality of ascension-robes.
Krasnokamsky Mechanical Repair Plant shipped a thousandth front loader FRONTLIFT on the basis of the MTZ tractor.
2 and 3 units has been transferred, is expected to be able to treat about 1,200 tons per day, reducing the concentrations of radioactive substances to between around one-thousandth and one-ten thousandth.
Hamas' demands in exchange for Shalit show that it sees each terrorist in Israel's prisons as only worth one thousandth of an Israeli soldier.