ninth


ninth

adjective

  1. next after the eighth; being the ordinal number for nine.
  2. being one of nine equal parts.

noun

  1. a ninth part, especially of one (1/9).
  2. the ninth member of a series.
  3. Music.
    1. a tone distant from another tone by an interval of an octave and a second.
    2. the interval between such tones.
    3. harmonic combination of such tones.

adverb

  1. in the ninth place.

adjective

  1. (usually prenominal)
    1. coming after the eighth in counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of nine. Often written: 9th
    2. (as noun)he came on the ninth; ninth in line

noun

    1. one of nine equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc
    2. (as modifier)a ninth part
  1. the fraction equal to one divided by nine (1/9)
  2. music
    1. an interval of one octave plus a second
    2. one of two notes constituting such an interval
    3. See ninth chord

adverb

  1. Also: ninthly after the eighth person, position, event, etc

sentence connector

  1. Also: ninthly as the ninth point: linking what follows to the previous statement
adj.

c.1300, modification (by influence of nine) of nigonðe, from Old English nigoða, nigend.

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