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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Being more than one of 10 equal parts; Also: (in decimal notation) The position of the first digit to the right of the decimal point;

Usage examples (34)
  • ` ` This was before they started timing things in tenths of a second.
  • Imagine a scale of one to a hundred, with each integer being further divided in tenths.
  • She just couldn't keep up with the sheer pace of price changes with these so-called tenths.
  • They were evidently chiefs -- bishops or deacons -- "tenths" or "seventies." for more
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