hundredth place

hundredth

[huhn-dridth, -dritth]
adjective
1.
next after the ninety-ninth; being the ordinal number for 100.
2.
being one of 100 equal parts.
noun
3.
a hundredth part, especially of one (1/100).
4.
the hundredth member of a series.
5.
Also called hundredth's place. (in decimal notation) the position of the second digit to the right of the decimal point.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English. See hundred, -th2

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hundredth (ˈhʌndrədθ)
 
adj
1.  (usually prenominal)
 a.  being the ordinal number of 100 in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc
 b.  (as noun): the hundredth in line
 
n
2.  a.  one of 100 approximately equal parts of something
 b.  (as modifier): a hundredth part
3.  one of 100 equal divisions of a particular scientific quantity: centimetre Related: centi-
4.  the fraction equal to one divided by 100 (1/100)
 
Related: centi-

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