sixths

3 definitions found

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

Sixth \Sixth\, adjective [From Six: cf. AS. sixta, siexta.]

1. First after the fifth; next in order after the fifth.

2. Constituting or being one of six equal parts into which anything is divided.

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

Sixth \Sixth\, noun

1. The quotient of a unit divided by six; one of six equal parts which form a whole.

2. The next in order after the fifth.

3. (Mus.) The interval embracing six diatonic degrees of the scale.

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

sixth

adjective

1: coming next after the fifth and just before the seventh in position [syn: {sixth}, {6th}]

noun

1: position six in a countable series of things

2: one part in six equal parts [syn: {one-sixth}, {sixth}]

3: the musical interval between one note and another six notes away from it


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