TENS of thousands attended the festival, which essentially celebrated the newly founded legality of the drug.
It was the TENS of thousands of pages of documents—some declassified—that the litigation left in its wake.
TENS of millions of Egyptians had signed petitions and filled the streets calling for Morsi and his men to step down.
TENS of thousands of people are alive today who would not be if the gun violence of the early 1990s continued unabated.
Banks have already taken on billions in losses and may take on TENS of billions more.
Because man had ten fingers and thumbs, he learned to count in TENS.
Sketching boasts its thousands, and poetry its TENS of thousands.
The price that the TENS of thousands of little children have paid!
Yes; a roll of bills with two figures on all of them,—three TENS and one twenty.
When they rise to TENS of thousands, we shall take the field as an independent party.
Old English ten (Mercian), tien (West Saxon), from Proto-Germanic *tekhan (cf. Old Saxon tehan, Old Norse tiu, Danish ti, Old Frisian tian, Old Dutch ten, Dutch tien, Old High German zehan, German zehn, Gothic taihun "ten").
The Germanic words are from PIE *dekm (cf. Sanskrit dasa, Avestan dasa, Armenian tasn, Greek deka, Latin decem, Old Church Slavonic deseti, Lithuanian desimt, Old Irish deich, Breton dek, Welsh deg, Albanian djetu "ten").
Tenner "ten-pound note" is slang first recorded 1861; as "ten-dollar bill," 1887 (ten-spot in this sense dates from 1848). The ten-foot pole that you wouldn't touch something with (1909) was originally a 40-foot pole; the idea is the same as the advice to use a long spoon when you dine with the devil. Ten-four "I understand, message received," is attested in popular jargon from 1962, from use in CB and police radio 10-code (in use in U.S. by 1950).
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation; a technique used to relieve pain in an injured or diseased part of the body in which electrodes applied to the skin deliver intermittent stimulation to surface nerves and block the transmission of pain signals.
toxic epidermal necrolysis
To rebuke, rebuff, or deflate firmly; LET someone HAVE IT •A euphemism for go to hell: I advised Alice to tell him where to get off when he tries that big-shot stuff (1900+)