Definitions of 1000

  1. denoting a quantity consisting of 1, 000 items or units
  2. the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

Usage examples for 1000

  1. Sir William Temple bequeathed her in his will 1000 l. – The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V. by Theophilus Cibber
  2. They shot along at 1000 miles an hour readily, as Arcot soon found out. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  3. About the 20th October, the King of Jackatra came to Bantam with 1500 fighting men, besides stragglers, and was to be followed by 1000 more. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  4. Recently in an audience of 4500 people I found that at least 400 of the audience came to Christ under 10 years of age; between 10 and 12, 600; between 12 and 14, 600; between 14 and 16, about 1000; between 16 and 20, fully one half, and in the entire audience not more than 25 people came to Christ after they were 30 years of age. – The Personal Touch by J. Wilbur Chapman
  5. They are driven in separate flocks of about 1000 each, and these follow one another in regular succession. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) by George Grey
  6. In 1875 there were 3682 libraries of more than 300 volumes each; in 1913 there were 8302 libraries of over 1000 volumes each. – The Booklover and His Books by Harry Lyman Koopman
  7. The second section provides: " That any person, who under color of any law, statute, ordinance, regulation, or custom, shall subject or cause to be subjected any inhabitant of any state or territory to the deprivation of any right secured or protected by this act, or to different punishment, pains, or penalties on account of such person having at any time been held in a condition of slavery or involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, or by reason of his color or race, than is prescribed for the punishment of white persons, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction shall be punished by fine not exceeding $ 1000, or imprisonment not exceeding one year, or both, in the discretion of the court." – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  8. 22. Pott thinks that each language has about 1000 roots. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  9. The master of the house in which she had taken refuge, curious to know what the parcel contained, had opened it, and discovered, among other things, a bag containing 1000 Dutch sovereigns, from which he acknowledged he had abstracted a considerable sum. – Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v7 by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  10. In 1839 Congress made its first appropriation for agricultural purposes, $ 1000, to be spent in gathering information about crops and other agricultural matters. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  11. A year ago I took charge of a school of 1000 boys. – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  12. For a given flow of steam and diameter of pipe, the drop in pressure is proportional to the length and if discharge quantities for other lengths of pipe than 1000 feet are required, they may be found by proportion. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  13. 500 men were killed or wounded; but although the three Federal divisions are reported to have lost 1000, they had held their ground, and Jackson was thwarted in his design. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  14. 1000 - Expenses of Protest. – Eve and David by Honore de Balzac
  15. 1000 The fall of the Roman Empire brought to the Irish people new dangers and new opportunities. – Irish Nationality by Alice Stopford Green
  16. Distilled water to 1000 c. – The Starvation Treatment of Diabetes by Lewis Webb Hill Rena S. Eckman
  17. We had now descended from the upper sources of this river, at least 1000 feet according to the barometer. – Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales by Thomas Mitchell
  18. Antonio and Pedro dispute who shall give the 1000 crowns she demands, and come to blows. – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  19. The Homecroft Reserves should be established on the basis of an organization of 1000- ten companies of 100 each- in one organized and united community. – Our National Defense: The Patriotism of Peace by George Hebard Maxwell