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Ninth definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

NINTH, a. The ordinal of nine; designating the number nine, the next preceding ten; as the ninth day or month.
NINTH, n. In music, an interval containing an octave and a tone.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: coming next after the eighth and just before the tenth in position [syn: ninth, 9th] n
1: position nine in a countable series of things; "going into the ninth they were a run ahead"
2: one part in nine equal parts [syn: one-ninth, ninth]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural ninths) Date: 13th century 1. see number table 2. a. a musical interval embracing an octave and a second b. the tone at this interval c. a chord containing a ninth ninth adjective or adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. --n. 1 the position in a sequence corresponding to the number 9 in the sequence 1-9. 2 something occupying this position. 3 each of nine equal parts of a thing. 4 Mus. a an interval or chord spanning nine consecutive notes in the diatonic scale (e.g. C to D an octave higher). b a note separated from another by this interval. --adj. that is the ninth. Derivatives: ninthly adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ninth Ninth, a. [From Nine; cf. AS. nigo[eth]a.] 1. Following the eight and preceding the tenth; coming after eight others. 2. Constituting or being one of nine equal parts into which anything is divided.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ninth Ninth, n. 1. The quotient of one divided by nine; one of nine equal parts of a thing; the next after the eighth. 2. (Mus.) (a) An interval containing an octave and a second. (b) A chord of the dominant seventh with the ninth added.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(ninths) Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English. 1. The ninth item in a series is the one that you count as number nine. ...January the ninth. ...students in the ninth grade. ...ninth century illustrated manuscripts. ORD 2. A ninth is one of nine equal parts of something. In Brussels the dollar rose by a ninth of a cent... FRACTION



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