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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fourthfɔrθ, foʊrθ(adj.)

  1. next after the third; being the ordinal number for four.

  2. being one of four equal parts.

  3. pertaining to the gear transmission ratio at which the drive shaft speed is greater than that of third gear for a given engine crankshaft speed.

    Category: Automotive

  4. (n.)a fourth part, esp. of one (¼).

  5. the fourth member of a series.

  6. a musical interval encompassing four diatonic degrees. a tone at this interval. the harmonic combination of two tones a fourth apart.

    Category: Music and Dance

  7. fourth gear.

    Category: Automotive

  8. the Fourth,Independence Day; the Fourth of July.

  9. (adv.)in the fourth place; fourthly.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of fourth:

bef. 950; ME fourthe, OE fēowertha. See four , -th2

fourth′ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fourth(noun)

    following the third position; number four in a countable series

  2. one-fourth, fourth, one-quarter, quarter, fourth part, twenty-five percent, quartern(noun)

    one of four equal parts

    "a quarter of a pound"

  3. fourth(adj)

    the musical interval between one note and another four notes away from it

  4. fourth, 4th, quaternary(adverb)

    coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude

    "the quaternary period of geologic time extends from the end of the tertiary period to the present"

  5. fourthly, fourth(adverb)

    in the fourth place

    "fourthly, you must pay the rent on the first of the month"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. fourthɔrθ, foʊrθ

    in the number 4 position

    I was the fourth person to speak.

  2. fourthɔrθ, foʊrθ

    one of four equal parts; = quarter

    a/one fourth of the population

Wiktionary

  1. fourth(Noun)

    The person or thing in the fourth position.

  2. fourth(Noun)

    A quarter, one of four equal parts of a whole.

  3. fourth(Noun)

    The fourth gear of an engine.

  4. fourth(Noun)

    A musical interval which spans four degrees of the diatonic scale, for example C to F (C D E F).

  5. fourth(Adjective)

    The ordinal form of the number four.

  6. Fourth(Noun)

    The Fourth of July.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fourth(adj)

    next in order after the third; the ordinal of four

  2. Fourth(adj)

    forming one of four equal parts into which anything may be divided

  3. Fourth(noun)

    one of four equal parts into which one whole may be divided; the quotient of a unit divided by four; one coming next in order after the third

  4. Fourth(noun)

    the interval of two tones and a semitone, embracing four diatonic degrees of the scale; the subdominant of any key

Freebase

  1. Fourth

    Fourth is a 1971 studio album by the Canterbury band Soft Machine. The album is also titled Four or 4 in the USA; the numeral "4" is the title as shown on the cover in all countries, but a written-out title appears on the spine and label. This was the group's first all-instrumental album, although their previous album Third had almost completed the band's move in this direction toward instrumental jazz, and a complete abandonment of their original self-presentation as a psychedelic pop group, or progressive rock group. It was also the last of their albums to include drummer and founding member Robert Wyatt who afterwards left to record a solo album, The End of an Ear, and then founded a new group, Matching Mole, whose name was a pun on "Soft Machine" as pronounced in French: "Machine Molle". Like the previous Soft Machine album, this one uses session musicians who were not regarded as full group members, but toured with the band for live performances. In 1999, Soft Machine albums Fourth and Fifth were re-released together on one CD. In 2007, The Fourth was re-released as part of the series Soft Machine Remastered – The CBS Years 1970–1973. The booklets of these re-releases contain liner notes written by Mark Powell from Esoteric Recordings about the history of Soft Machine, their musical development and as one of the first relevant bands in the so-called progressive rock scene.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fourth' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1784

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fourth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1351


Translations for fourth

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

fourth(noun)

one of four equal parts.

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