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thousandth

[thou-zuh ndth, -zuh ntth, -zuh nth] /ˈθaʊ zəndθ, -zəntθ, -zənθ/
adjective
1.
last in order of a series of a thousand.
2.
being one of a thousand equal parts.
noun
3.
a thousandth part, especially of one (1/1000).
4.
the thousandth member of a series.
5.
Also, thousandth's place. (in decimal notation) the position of the third digit to the right of the decimal point.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; thousand + -th2
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thousandth

adj.

1550s, from thousand + -th (1).

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