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  • noun Plural form of tenth.


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  • When you consider they are measuring and correcting in tenths of a degree for the type and style of buckets used to measure the surface sea temperature, they have gone beyond reality.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Example of Climate Work That Needs to be Checked and Replicated 2009

  • ` ` This was before they started timing things in tenths of a second. - Hockey - New Jersey vs. N.Y. Islanders 2006

  • As a measure of the high precision achieved by Siegbahn's spectrographs (which are held at a constant temperature and read, in tenths of seconds, by means of two microscopes mounted diametrically opposite one another on a precision goniometer) may be mentioned the fact that his energy-level values, arrived at thirty years ago, still serve for many purposes.

    Manne Siegbahn - Biography 1965

  • She just couldn't keep up with the sheer pace of price changes with these so-called tenths.

    EBS Trades on its Reputation Katie Martin 2011

  • Imagine a scale of one to a hundred, with each integer being further divided in tenths.

    Web Translations » Blog Archive » Life as a PM 2008

  • When they have boiled for about half an hour, rub them through a sieve to separate the pulp of the fruit from the skins that are to be thrown away, then put them back on the fire with granulated sugar in the proportion of eight tenths, that is to say eight pounds of sugar for ten pounds of apricot pulp.

    The Italian Cook Book The Art of Eating Well Maria Gentile

  • Nine-tenths of Strether's thought -- nine-tenths, that is to say, of the silvery activity which makes him what he is -- would be lost but for the fact that its adventures are caught in time, while they are proceeding, and enacted in the book.

    The Craft of Fiction Percy Lubbock 1922

  • If that is the reason it appears to be responsible for more than a few tenths which is what is allowed by CRU in the UK in their global temperature record.

    Bring the Proxies Up to Date!! « Climate Audit 2005

  • Gas pressures are expressed in terms of inches head or pressure of water, fractions of an inch being given in decimals or "tenths" of an inch.

    Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use W. J. Atkinson Butterfield

  • Parliament however, when a bill was proposed for the restoration of "first-fruits and tenths" displayed so much resentment at the suggestion that it was so modified as only to authorise the Queen to dispose personally of the "tenths" actually remaining in her hands.

    England under the Tudors


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