What does the word percentage mean?

Usage examples for percentage

  1. The exceptions to the rule are so few that they amount to but a very small percentage. – Seed Thoughts for Singers by Frank Herbert Tubbs
  2. Even in New Hampshire there seems to be at least a partial second brood, and farther south there are probably two regular broods with the possibility that a small percentage of the first set of chrysalids remains unchanged until spring. – Butterflies Worth Knowing by Clarence M. Weed