hundredfold

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv hundredfold by a factor of one hundred "they money increased a hundredfold"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hundredfold A hundred times as much or as many. "He shall receive as hundredfold now in this time."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hundredfold A hundred times as much.
    • n hundredfold The plant Galium verum: so called on account of its very numerous flowers.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Hundredfold folded a hundred times, multiplied by a hundred
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hundred—old form hund, a hundred, with the superfluous addition of réd or rǽd (Eng. rate), a reckoning.

Usage

In literature:

Delight a hundredfold accrue!
"Molly Bawn" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
Not does one thatch go up in smoke that is not paid for a hundredfold.
"The Wild Geese" by Stanley John Weyman
Partitions had been removed all over the earth, increasing the size of rooms a hundredfold, reducing their number a hundredfold.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930" by Various
Whatever our own misfortune might be, that of Czerny's men was worse a hundredfold.
"The House Under the Sea" by Sir Max Pemberton
The one just received had intensified the effect a hundredfold.
"The Film of Fear" by Arnold Fredericks
Public opinion for equal suffrage has increased a hundredfold in this fateful year.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
To Helen's sympathetic heart the horror of the position was magnified an hundredfold.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
These thousands of homes can only be entered by the multiplication of the individual worker a hundredfold.
"Our Moslem Sisters" by Annie Van Sommer
It will be plantin' seed in good ground that will spring up a hundredfold.
"Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife" by Marietta Holley
My meeting with the mysterious woman who wore the spray of mimosa had, instead of assisting to clear up the mystery, increased it a hundredfold.
"The Sign of Silence" by William Le Queux
Moreover, they form an insignificant portion of the total debts of the Allied nations; they are offset a hundredfold by their total assets.
"Right Above Race" by Otto Hermann Kahn
Railroads would cover the continents; the merchant navy of the globe would be increased a hundredfold.
"Eighth Reader" by James Baldwin
Consequently, I feel less apprehension of difficulty now, by about a hundredfold.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The bond of marriage would be strengthened a hundredfold.
"Modern marriage and how to bear it" by Maud Churton Braby
In this hundredfold are included many privileges and favors bestowed by God upon His chosen spouses.
"What Shall I Be?" by Rev. Francis Cassily
The ear is full, large; the increase is truly a hundredfold.
"The Hills and the Vale" by Richard Jefferies
It increases the rapture that fills my heart a hundredfold; rave, curse, blaspheme.
"A Christian But a Roman" by Mór Jókai
Poor Nelly's lot now was a hundredfold superior to hers.
"The Daltons, Volume I (of II) Or,Three Roads In Life" by Charles James Lever
The idea that it was possible, with skilful handling, added a hundredfold to the excitement, and put me on my mettle.
"The Galaxy, June 1877" by Various
The colonies are a hundredfold multiplication of the area of our own limited islands.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
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In poetry:

And from his inmost hold
The answer rolled:
"Thy bondman to remain
Is sweeter pain,
Dearer an hundredfold."
"Liberty Rejected" by William Watson
The sun bore down upon this rottenness
As if to roast it with gold fire,
And render back to nature her own largess
A hundredfold of her desire.
"A Carrion" by Allen Tate
He’s set his heart to the goodliest,
Snow that snows in the mill-water;
Nine little kisses for all the rest,
An hundredfold for the king’s daughter.
"The King's Daughter" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

I see the names Rosalyn Nasky and Tom Benton attached to a project, my interest increases a hundredfold.
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In science:

The nominal inter-particle distance is rs = 0.5 is all cases shown; on the other hand, the strength D of the interaction (2) increases hundredfold from top left (D = 1) to bottom right (D = 100).
Supersolid phases of cold atom assemblies
Even a hundredfold increase in computing over the next decade, predicted by Moore’s law, still renders this infeasible.
Computing challenges of the Cosmic Microwave Background
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