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fiftieth

[fif-tee-ith] /ˈfɪf ti ɪθ/
adjective
1.
next after the forty-ninth; being the ordinal number for 50.
2.
being one of 50 equal parts.
noun
3.
a fiftieth part, especially of one (1/50).
4.
the fiftieth member of a series.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English fiftithe, Old English fīftigotha. See fifty, -th2
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Examples for fiftieth
  • The signals can change sharply in as little as one fiftieth of a second.
  • The resultant exposure time should be in the range of one two-hundred-and-fiftieth to one two-thousandth of a second.
  • Batteries, on the other hand, have improved how much power they deliver at roughly one fiftieth of that pace.
  • It is reissued here with a new introduction by the author on the fiftieth anniversary of its first publication.
British Dictionary definitions for fiftieth

fiftieth

/ˈfɪftɪɪθ/
adjective
1.
  1. being the ordinal number of fifty in order, position, time, etc. Often written: 50th
  2. (as noun) the fiftieth in the series
noun
2.
  1. one of 50 equal or approximately equal parts of something
  2. (as modifier) a fiftieth part
3.
the fraction equal to one divided by 50 (1/50)
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