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[huhn-drid-fohld] /ˈhʌn drɪdˌfoʊld/
a hundred times as great or as much.
comprising a hundred parts or members.
in a hundredfold measure.
Origin of hundredfold
1125-75; Middle English hundredfald. See hundred, -fold Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The beak exhibited an overall stiffness gradient that differs a hundredfold from beak tip to base.
  • During the day the liver manufactures relatively low levels of the protein, but at night it ramps up its production a hundredfold.
  • According to the computer model, this design could increase wind farm efficiency a hundredfold.
  • Relative to drugs, these are bulky and low value, and neither face anything remotely corresponding to a hundredfold mark-up.
  • Take cocaine: the mark-up between coca field and consumer is more than a hundredfold.
  • My appreciation for his music and talents was reinforced and increased a hundredfold after that experience.
  • Even if there's a germ of truth in it, it's exaggerated a hundredfold.
  • But there are two areas of modest funding that would pay back to the nation-and government revenues-many hundredfold.
  • It seems unlikely that his profits increased two-hundredfold in a single year.
Word Origin and History for hundredfold

c.1200, from hundred + -fold.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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