How to use Thirds in a sentence
I went there and found two thirds of the men and horses knocked out, two guns smashed, and no supports at all.
With the fold at the bottom of the paper, fold the paper in thirds around the middle mark.
Before you make sharp folds, gently roll the paper into thirds.
A ruler and pencil are helpful for beginners, since it's sometimes hard to estimate where the middle of the paper is or how to accurately fold a sheet into thirds.
Most fold in halves or thirds and are held together by a clasp.Advertisement
The cycles of the zodiac are also calculated by dividing them into thirds (primordial, individual and universal), and further into halves (objective and subjective).
This situates the address so that it will appear in the window of a number 9 business envelop when it is folded into thirds.
Cut the straws in half and insert them into the holes, two thirds of the way into the bottle.
The best feature is the page set-up that is split into thirds and interchangeable throughout the book.
Having leftovers encourages eating seconds (and thirds).Advertisement
Nearly two thirds of our bodyweight is water, and taking in enough water each day helps your brain to function properly.
One quick and easy visual clue is the 'rule of thirds.'
Make mashed potatoes and divide them into thirds.
It is difficult to quantify how many people are involved in social networking across all the different sites, but some estimates say that two thirds of all web users will visit a social networking site at least once a month.
However, if you decide on the three-column template, the main content block should take up two thirds of the page, and the sidebar blocks should take up one third.Advertisement
The chambers of the Five Hundred and of the Ancients were elected by the moneyed and intellectual aristocracy, and were to be re-elected by thirds annually.
It's a common thirds for smaller groups kaplan Jerry buss has been voted.
There appears to be a leak two thirds of the way up the wc cistern in the bathroom?
I was satisfied with the way the Faculty had handled a complaint in two thirds of the cases I assessed.
All the brake compos and most of the thirds went into sets starting after World War II.Advertisement
Constitution changes All motions put forward in the ballot to amend the constitution changes All motions put forward in the ballot to amend the constitution were carried by considerably more than the two thirds majority required.
For mortgage endowments Ã¢ the subject matter of two thirds of our workload Ã¢ the picture is even clearer.
Recent figures show two thirds of permanent exclusions involve children with special needs.
However, up to two thirds of vertebral fractures are detected on X-ray rather than by clinical symptoms or signs.
But a report in the journal rheumatology last year claimed the unmet need was higher - nearer two thirds of patients.Advertisement
Sheep and cattle given a free choice between perennial ryegrass and white clover tend to select a mixed diet with perhaps two thirds clover.
In their pilot study of twenty children over six months, two thirds had improved seizure control on the diet.
Those who support the new proposals think that predictions of dangerousness would be right about two- thirds of the time.
Two thirds of the Roman armies were employed in securing their border and subduing the Welsh tribes.
Whilst holing the cannula 3 to 4 inches from the end withdraw the trocar two thirds of the way out.Advertisement
In United States, more than two thirds of the families now have two wage earners.
To Napier seems to be due the first use of the decimal point in arithmetic. Decimal fractions were first introduced by Stevinus in his tract La Disme, published in 1585, but he used cumbrous exponents (numbers enclosed in circles) to distinguish the different denominations, primes, seconds, thirds, &c. Thus, for example, he would have written 123.456 as 123@4050603.
The length of a parabolic arc can be obtained by the methods of the infinitesimal calculus; the curve is directly quadrable, the area of any portion between two ordinates being two thirds of the circumscribing parallelogram.
The human race is interested in these experiments, though a few old women who are incapacitated for them, or who own their thirds in mills, may be alarmed.
At dawn on the sixteenth of November, Denisov's squadron, in which Nicholas Rostov served and which was in Prince Bagration's detachment, moved from the place where it had spent the night, advancing into action as arranged, and after going behind other columns for about two thirds of a mile was stopped on the highroad.Advertisement
Many moths have a kidney shaped mark (reniform stigma) roughly two thirds of the way back on the forewing.
But a report in the journal Rheumatology last year claimed the unmet need was higher - nearer two thirds of patients.
Essentially the water would be drawn from the ebb tide of the Thames, which is about two thirds less salty than the sea.
Two thirds of patients who suffer septic shock will die.
Two thirds of previous earnings should be the rule and full national average earnings for those undergoing retraining for a new job.Advertisement
Then, fold the two sides toward the middle (this is also called "thirds").
One report indicates that two thirds of all small businesses use these cards for expenses.
Photographers should learn the Rule of Thirds in order to take better pictures.
First, it is important to learn the Rule of Thirds.
The Rule of Thirds states that the strongest composition is created when the subject is off-center in the photo.Advertisement
To practice the Rule of Thirds, look through the viewfinder on your camera.
For example, when photographing a flower or face that it fills the entire frame of your viewfinder it wouldn't make sense to use the Rule of Thirds.
Consequently, you need to consider the Rule of Thirds when framing your shots.
Taking well-composed pictures requires practicing the "rule of thirds."
To achieve this, simply divide your image into thirds, both horizontally and vertically.Advertisement
Your pictures will become much more visually stimulating if you use the rule of thirds when framing your subjects.
Don’t expect to get tips on applying the rule of thirds; rather, you will receive practical advice on how to turn your passion into profit.
The site's country guitar section teaches such lessons as chicken picking, country thirds, snapping/popping and D country lick.
Two thirds of teenagers who drink report that they are able to make their own alcohol purchases.
Between one half and two thirds of childhood sports injuries occur during practice or in the course of unorganized athletic activity.
Because two thirds of bipolar patients have a family history of affective or emotional disorders, researchers have searched for a genetic link to the disorder.
Some difficult requests may take longer, but almost two thirds of requests are processed within ten days.
The landlord received from his tenant (kmet) a fixed percentage, usually one third (tretina), of the annual produce; and, of the remaining two thirds, the cash equivalent of one tenth (desetina) went to the state.
For about two thirds of its length - from its beginning to Khush Yailak - the third section consists of three principal ranges connected by lateral ranges and spurs.
The further grouping into "Thirds," later "Quarters," under head-towns, was also more emphasized in that century.
The diet was to meet every other year for a session of thirty days, and was to be renewed by thirds every two years.
Excavation is permitted under government supervision, and the finds are apportioned in thirds, between the excavator, the landowner (who is usually bought out by the former), and the government.
The government thirds lie neglected in a " Cyprus Museum " maintained at Nicosia by voluntary subscription.
The series of halves 2 in the one case, and of thirds in the I O I other, are entirely different series of 2 fractional numbers, but we can corn ‚ 0 0 pare them by putting each in its proper position in relation to the series of sixths.
Next day we did a tour of the house, which is two thirds completed and overlooks an idyllic creek.
You now have 3 piles, roughly equal thirds.
More than two thirds of websites remain inaccessible to them despite the legislation.
For other students who temporarily interrupt their program, reductions will be calculated on termly thirds.
Just under two thirds of the homes in the area are social housing with a variety of social landlords owning property.
In particular, the costs to be allowed to a solicitor litigant in person are to be subject to the two thirds restriction.
General characteristics These beautiful, emerald green lizards can grow up to 2m in length, two thirds of this can be their tail.
Over two thirds of those with maxi ISAs will invest the maxi ISAs will invest the maximum allowed (£ 7,000 ).
It takes under a minute for a piranha to strip you to the bone, but surprisingly two thirds of piranha species are vegetarian!
Next, you need to know when to ignore the Rule of Thirds.
This method involves the use of colored construction paper that can be folded and cut to represent halves, thirds, fourths, and other amounts.
About two thirds of those girls were 18 or 19.