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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Multiples of ten times one hundred. Extremely large numbers of things or people.

Usage examples (39)
  • thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
  • Noun : Property damage was in the thousands
  • "An urchin diver recently spotted what he described as thousands of shell fragments and shells on the bottom while diving for urchins," Hall said.
  • You lied, and the deaths of thousands is laid at you feet. for more
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