A picture is worth a thousand words - A picture can often get a message across much better than the best verbal description.
Batting a thousand - (USA) (from baseball) It means to do something perfectly.
Death of a thousand cuts - If something is suffering the death of a thousand cuts, or death by a thousand cuts, lots of small bad things are happening, none of which are fatal in themselves, but which add up to a slow and painful demise.
Sixty-four-thousand-dollar-question - The sixty-four-thousand-dollar-question is the most important question that can be asked about something.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. þousend, þusend, AS. þūsend,; akin to OS. thūsundig, thūsind, OFries. thusend, D. duizend, G. tausend, OHG. tūsunt, dūsunt, Icel. þūsund, þūshund, Sw. tusen, Dan,. tusind, Goth. þūsundi, Lith. tukstantis, Russ. tuisiacha,; of uncertain origin
An ounce contains ten thousand seeds, which will generally produce about three thousand plants.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
The latter doubled to four thousand and lost, doubled to eight thousand and lost, and then proposed to double to sixteen thousand.
"A Son Of The Sun" by Jack London
They had fought for hours with only nine thousand men.
"Three Years in the Sixth Corps" by George T. Stevens
There's thousands and thousands lying snug in the ground just waiting for us.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
Both were small boats of from five thousand to seven thousand tons.
"Danger! and Other Stories" by Arthur Conan Doyle
A second division of four thousand men was afterward supplied, for which the Landgrave of Hesse was paid two hundred thousand thalers.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
He had become the friend and counsellor of thousands.
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon
Houses in it, worth, in ordinary times, a thousand livres of yearly rent, yielded as much as twelve or sixteen thousand.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
Commerce is facilitated by about eighteen thousand miles of railway and nearly three thousand miles of canal and improved river-navigation.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
In this butchery not only ten thousand soldiers, but twelve thousand citizens of every age and sex were remorselessly slain.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Yet, it hath many lessons
And brings a thousand blessings
Around the heart.
"Life’s Struggle" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
But he's gone across the sea!
Gone with thousands such as he!
He is bound for Tripoli,
"Tripoli" by John Lawson Stoddard
Weel, wha's in the bouroch,
And what is your cheer?
The best that ye'll find
In a thousand year;
"The Five Friends" by Robert Tannahill
As I cam in by Dunidier,
An doun by Netherha,
There was fifty thousand Hielanmen
A-marching to Harlaw.
"The Battle Of Harlaw" by Anonymous British
A thousand joys are gathered round—
A thousand triumphs glad our way—
We hear and join in vict'ry's sound,
And glory brings its fairest day.
"Hymn: We walked in darkness, but at last" by John Bowring
And already a thousand singers—a thousand songs, clearer, louder and
more sorrowful than yours,
A thousand warbling echoes have started to life within me,
Never to die.
"Sea-Shore Memories" by Walt Whitman
Thousands of people streamed into the domed concrete building across from Los Angeles' Echo Park.
Two new studies could change care for hundreds of thousands of heart patients each year.
BHOPAL, India, Dec 5— Thousands of men, women and children continued to flood the hospitals of this stricken city today two days after gas leaked from an American-owned insecticide plant, reportedly killing more than 1,000 people.
Thousands of first-timers walk our nation's colleges and universities every day.
Thousands of Syrians have fled to neighboring countries to escape the civil war raging in their nation.
Each year the tiny village of Grand Rapids, Ohio, throws opens its streets and hearts to tens of thousands of guests.
Six thousand trees, 48 varieties of apples, 29 years of history.
Fans flock to Auburn Fan Day Thousands of fans flocked to Auburn Arena to meet Gene Chizik and the 2012 edition of the Auburn football team on Sunday afternoon Watch video.
Thousands of letters are sent each year to people across the country who have written bad check s, threatening them with jail if they don't pay up.
Local beekeepers called on to relocate thousands of valuable honey bees.
Bellflower man's cancer battle extends from himself to thousands of others.
Fifty thousand dollars in the grand scheme of things could appear un-noteworthy in New York State.
Thousands of men and women will be away from their families this Veteran's Day as they serve our country overseas.
Dice have been around for thousands of years.
Visit Reifel, one of Canada's top birding areas, for the spectacle of tens of thousands of waterfowl, as well as views of raptors, shorebirds, owls, and cranes.
According to the described method, one needs to solve thousands of the classical SHG trajectories.
Quantum, classical and semiclassical analyses of photon statistics in harmonic generation
Two thousand stars are included in each color bin.
Determination of the Distance to M33 Based on the Tip of the Red Giant Branch and the Red Clump
Several thousands of such events are expected to be located.
MC generators in CHORUS
The success rate would be about one in four thousand.
Proposal for a simple quantum error correction test gate in linear optics
Two thousand random bond conﬁgurations are taken.
Uniform Magnetic Order in a Ferromagnetic-Antiferromagnetic Random Alternating Quantum Spin Chain