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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n one-thirty-second one part in thirty-two equal parts
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In literature:

This, divided by one thousand, gives thirty-six as the number of seconds.
"America Through the Spectacles of an Oriental Diplomat" by Wu Tingfang
Millers are to take only one thirty-second of a bushel.
"The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)" by Hippolyte A. Taine
I was one of thirty-five pupils of the second term of the school's existence.
"Sixty Years of California Song" by Margaret Blake-Alverson
That night Stacy was sent out on the second guard from ten-thirty to one o'clock.
"The Pony Rider Boys in Texas" by Frank Gee Patchin
Kuhlmann, however, allows thirty seconds if there is no error and twenty seconds if one error is committed.
"The Measurement of Intelligence" by Lewis Madison Terman
As a good specimen of the columbaria of the second kind we can cite one built on the Via Latina, by a company of thirty-six shareholders.
"Pagan and Christian Rome" by Rodolfo Lanciani
The first had fifty-seven children in twenty-one confinements; the second, thirty-three in thirteen.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
What I find a nice medium is seven-thirty-seconds of an inch from the bottom of one slot to another.
"Violin Making" by Walter H. Mayson
A word now of the personnel of the One Hundred and Thirty-second Regiment and I am done.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
One minute thirty seconds to go.
"The Lost Kafoozalum" by Pauline Ashwell
There is a legend that one champion despatched a hundred rats in seventeen minutes, thirty seconds.
"Paris from the Earliest Period to the Present Day; Volume 1" by William Walton
The Second paternity is a face of the Invisible One and thirty invisible powers surround him.
"The Gnôsis of the Light" by F. Lamplugh
She must neither open her lips nor roll her eyes for one minute and thirty seconds by the watch.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I." by John L. Stephens
One was to carry provisions for thirty days, the second for sixty days, and the third for ninety days.
"The Romance of Polar Exploration" by G. Firth Scott
A fortnight before the race the crew may begin to cover the course, on the second journey, at about thirty-one a minute.
"Boating" by W. B. Woodgate
But there is that one thirty-second of pariah blood.
"The Cassowary" by Stanley Waterloo
Within thirty seconds the handle was tried by some one on the other side.
"A Duel" by Richard Marsh
The second Saophis is followed by Moscheres with a reign of thirty-one years.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)" by Max Duncker
Mr. Rabbit told them it was a trick that had come down to him from his thirty-second great-grandfather, and must never be told to any one.
"The Hollow Tree Snowed-in Book" by Albert Bigelow Paine
It took George thirty-one seconds to read these directions carefully.
"The Silent Readers" by William D. Lewis