These efforts were inspired by a series of scientific studies and criticisms, chief among which were Vauban's Dime royale, and the Taille tarifee of the Abbe de St.
I don't want you to lose anything, but you know I'd want to be with you even if we didn't have a dime to our name.
Upon the disgrace of Vauban, whose Dime royale had much in common with Boisguilbert's plan, Boisguilbert violently attacked the controller in a pamphlet, Supplement au detail de la France.
If she had a dime to her name, I'd be surprised.
Dean figured the trunks sold for about a dime a pound.
Imagine when the twenty-cent computer in your eyeglasses begins filtering out high levels of radiation the moment it is detected, and the dime computer in your skillet warns you of salmonella in your eggs (see box at right).
But every dime spent on the house meant that much less she could invest in the dairy - and the dairy was the one thing that stood a chance of stimulating her anemic savings account.
You'll never get a dime out of her.
Vauban's Dime royale was formerly wrongly attributed to him.
This situation echoes the cotton gin example: The Dime Widget Company is essentially a new piece of technology, just like the cotton gin, that dramatically lowers the cost of an item.