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[Calendar]  The number of years in a millennium.

 

[Calendar]  The last year of the 10th century.

 

[EECS]  1.0K(W) is one of standard numerical values for resistors (of tolerance class 5%).  1,000mF (microfarads) is one of standard numerical values for capacitors.

 

 [Game]  In the popular TV game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”, a contestant has to answer correctly 15 questions to step up the fixed prizes in U.S.$: 100, 200, 300, 500, 1000, to 2000, 4000, 8000, 16,000, 32,000, to 64,000, 125,000, 250,000, 500,000 and the maximum amount is at least $1,000,000, with 3 lifelines: polling the audience, calling a friend and narrowing to “50:50” answers. The guaranteed middle prizes can be $1000 or $32,000.

  

[Game]  In the popular TV game show “Deal or No Deal”, a contestant has the choices of one of 26 suitcases of the prizes U.S. $0.01, 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 75, 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 750, 1000, 5000, 10,000, 25,000, 50,000, 75,000, 100,000, 200,000, 300,000, 400,000, 500,000, 750,000 and the maximum amount is at least $1,000,000 (in a typical show).

 

[Game]  Jigsaw puzzles are typically comprised of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 300, 500, 750, 1000, 1500 or 2000 interlocking pieces.

 

[Geology]  U.S. cities/towns whose names start with “Thousand”: Thousand Oaks, California 91358, 91360 and 91362, Thousand Palms, California 92276 and Thousandsticks, Kentucky 41766.

 

[History]  One Thousand Mile War started in 1943, when Japan invaded the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, was the first battle on American soil since the Civil War.

 

[Language]  Roman numerals: M = 1,000 & M-bar or (M) = 1,000,000.

 

[Language]  Prefixes: Chilia-, Mille-…

 

[Literature]  “A picture is worth 1000 words”.

 

[Math.]  The smallest 4-digit cube number = 103.

 

[Math.]  A power of 10 that can be represented as the product of 2 numbers, which have no digit 0: 103 = 1,000 = 23×53 = 8×125.

 

[Math.]  A titanic prime number is a prime number of 1,000 or more decimal digits.

 

[Measure]  The number of mils in an inch.

 

[Measure]  The number of liters (cubic decimeters, dm3) in 1 m3 (cubic meter).

The number of milliliters (cubic centimeters, cm3 or cc) in 1 liter = 1 dm3 (cubic decimeter).

 

[Measure]  The number of links in a furlong.

 

1 mile = 8 furlongs = 80 chains = 5280 feet = 8000 links = 63,360 inches. Chain (or Gunter’s chain or surveyor’s chain) is a unit used in surveying.

 

[Measure]  The number of kilograms (kg) in a “tonne” (metric ton).

 

[Money]  The U.S. $1,000 bill figures the portrait of the 22nd and 24th U.S. President Grover Cleveland. On the back is the ornate ONE THOUSAND. This note is still legal and may be circulated; even issuance was discontinued in July 1969.

 

[Money]  The Fortune 100/500/1000 list is a ranking of the top 100/500/1000 U.S. public corporations as measured by gross revenues, income and assets…

 

[Money]  Grand, in U.S. slang, for $1000.

 

[Movie]  Name of TV show/series or movie: “A Thousand Acres”.

 

[Science]  Prefix: K, Kilo- = 1000 = 103.

 

[Tech.]  The vertical separation minimum for planes flying at altitudes 29,000 to 41,000 feet is 1000 feet. (It was 2000 feet in U.S. before 2005). Horizontal separation will remain at 5¾ miles = 30,360 feet.

 

[Tech.]  Color coding of fire hydrants indicates water flow availability:

Class

Color of Nozzle Caps

Flow (gallons/minute)

AA

Light Blue

Greater than 1500

A

Green

1000-1500

B

Orange

500-1000

C

Red

Less than 500

 

 [Trivia]  “Thousand Islands”, name of a popular salad dressing.

 

[Trivia]  One million is the largest number named specially in the Bible: “a thousand thousand”, in Chronicles II, 14:9.

 

[Trivia]  Chili Heat Scale

Scoville Units

Chili Varieties

100,000 – 300,000

Habanero

50,000 – 100,000

Chiltepin, Thai

30,000 – 50,000

Pequin

15,000 – 30,000

De Arbol, Japones

5,000 – 15,000

Serrano, Pasilla de Oaxaco

2,500 – 5,000

Jalapeno, Guajillo, Chilpotle, Dried Green

1,500 – 2,500

NM Pods-Hot, Cascabel, Chihuacle Negro

1000 – 1,500

Ancho, Pasilla, Negro

500 – 1,000

Analeim, NM Pods-Mild, Mulato

100 – 500

Cherry

0 – 100

Bells, Pimento, Cubanelle

 

1000 (separate page)                  1001-1009 (separate page)         1020-1029 (separate page)      

1030-1039 (separate page)       1040-1059 (separate page)         1060-1079 (separate page)          

1080-1099 (separate page)