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    Smile please answer my question

    thank you for giving me an apportunity to ask my question which said

    what does it mean the {s} that in the end of the time expression

    e .g

    the chinese used the compass in 300S

    thanks again


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    Re: please answer my question

    Please give me an example.

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    Re: please answer my question

    It means the third century:

    the 1990s = that decade

    in the 1900s = that century, though probably the earlier part IMO


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    Re: please answer my question

    Now I am almost there.


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    Re: please answer my question

    http://www.grand-illusions.com/compass.htm

    The original Han Dynasty Chinese Compasses date from the Fourth Century BC.
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