thousandth

EnglishEdit

English numbers (edit)
10,000[a], [b]
 ←  100  ←  900 1,000 1,001  → [a], [b], [c] 2,000  → 
100
    Cardinal: thousand
    Ordinal: thousandth
    Multiplier: thousandfold
    Collective: chiliad
    Number of years: millennium

Alternative formsEdit

  • (abbreviations) 1000th, 1000th (also written with a comma following the 1 or, in technical usage, with a thin space following the 1)

EtymologyEdit

From thousand +‎ -th (suffix forming an ordinal number).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈθaʊzəndtθ/, IPA(key): /ˈθaʊzəntθ/, IPA(key): /ˈθaʊzəndð/, IPA(key): /ˈθaʊzənθ/, IPA(key): /ˈθaʊzənð/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aʊzəntθ
  • Hyphenation: thou‧sandth

AdjectiveEdit

thousandth (not comparable)

  1. The ordinal numeral form of one thousand; last in order of a series of a thousand; next after the nine hundred and ninety-ninth.

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NounEdit

thousandth (plural thousandths)

  1. (singular only) The person or thing in the thousandth position.
  2. One of a thousand equal parts of a whole.
    • 1890, Oscar Wilde, chapter XIV, in The Picture of Dorian Gray:
      "Ah, Alan," murmured Dorian with a sigh, "I wish you had a thousandth part of the pity for me that I have for you."

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