3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ninth \Ninth\, adjective [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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ninth \Ninth\, noun

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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: coming next after the eighth and just before the tenth in position [syn: {ninth}, {9th}]


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}]

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