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Definition of Per cent

Per cent
Per Per, prep. [L. Cf. Far, For-, Pardon, and cf. Par, prep.] Through; by means of; through the agency of; by; for; for each; as, per annum; per capita, by heads, or according to individuals; per curiam, by the court; per se, by itself, of itself. Per is also sometimes used with English words. Per annum, by the year; in each successive year; annually. Per cent, Per centum, by the hundred; in the hundred; -- used esp. of proportions of ingredients, rate or amount of interest, and the like; commonly used in the shortened form per cent.

Meaning of Per cent from wikipedia

- rates in hundredths. The term "per cent" is derived from the Latin per centum, meaning "by the hundred". The sign for "per cent" evolved by gradual contraction...
- The Seven-Per-Cent Solution: Being a Reprint from the Reminiscences of John H. Watson, M.D. is a 1974 novel by American writer Nicholas Meyer. It is written...
- Milligram per cent is a traditional symbol used to denote a unit of measure of concentration. The traditional use of the 'mg%' symbol was meant to indicate...
- A per cent mille or pcm is one one-thousandth of a percent. It can be thought of as a "milli-percent". It is commonly used in nuclear reactor engineering...
- The Seven-Per-Cent Solution is a 1976 Universal Studios Sherlock Holmes film directed by Herbert Ross and written by Nicholas Meyer. It is based on Meyer's...
- The percent (per cent) sign (%) is the symbol used to indicate a percentage, a number or ratio as a fraction of 100. Related signs include the permille...
- per cent of the po****tion, 88.9 per cent as a first language and 5.7 per cent as a second language. Slightly over half the po****tion (53.2 per cent)...
- "The Ten-Per-Cent Solution" is the eighth episode of the twenty-third season of the American animated sitcom The Simpsons. It originally aired on the Fox...
- 25.0 per cent. stake in Borealis (now 64.0 per cent.). 1999 IPIC acquired a 50.0 per cent. stake in Hyundai Oilbank (increased to 70.0 per cent. prior...
- rose from 17.2 per cent in 1995 to 19.8 per cent in 2005, reasonably lower than the EU's 24.9 per cent average; 31.5 per cent of the Maltese po****tion...
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