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Twelfth part   /twɛlfθ pɑrt/   Listen
Twelfth part

One part in twelve equal parts.  Synonyms: duodecimal, one-twelfth, twelfth.

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"Twelfth part" Quotes from Famous Books

... Science;—how much thou canst suffer, how much thou canst endure, under what pressure and in what Juhannam depths thou canst live; but thy flounces thou canst not dispense with for a day, nor for a single one-twelfth part of a day. Even in thy suffering and pain, the agonised spirit is wrapped, bandaged, swathed in ruffles. It is assuaged with the flounces of thy lady's caresses, and the scalloped intonations of her soft and soothing voice. It is humbugged into health by the malodorous ...
— The Book of Khalid • Ameen Rihani

Words linked to "Twelfth part" :   simple fraction, common fraction, twelfth, duodecimal

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