hundreds place

noun

Definition of hundreds place

: the place three to the left of the decimal point in a number expressed in the Arabic system of notation

Examples of hundreds place in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Braving a cold drizzle last week, hundreds placed their bet, lining up for hours in front of the Viejas Casino and Resort, a glass-and-stone Indian casino east of San Diego that was reopening despite pleas from California’s governor, Gavin Newsom. Thomas Fuller, New York Times, "Asserting Sovereignty, Indian Casinos Defy California’s Governor and Reopen," 28 May 2020

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First Known Use of hundreds place

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Hundreds place.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hundreds%20place. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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