What does Fourth mean?

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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"

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

    Etymology: [OE. fourthe, ferthe, feorthe, AS. fera, fr. fewer four.]

  2. Fourth(adj)

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

    Etymology: [OE. fourthe, ferthe, feorthe, AS. fera, fr. fewer four.]

  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

    Etymology: [OE. fourthe, ferthe, feorthe, AS. fera, fr. fewer four.]

  4. Fourth(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OE. fourthe, ferthe, feorthe, AS. fera, fr. fewer four.]

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

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How to say Fourth in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fourth in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fourth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Fourth in a Sentence

  1. Gary Rosenbaum:

    The bottom line is you really need availability on the second-lien debt market, we are seeing a pickup in activity. There are a lot of auctions percolating out there. If there’s a stable source of financing and second-lien debt comes back, then I think the fourth quarter could get active and interesting.

  2. Steven DeSanctis:

    For small caps to pick up and resume their outperformance we need to see better trends in the economic data in the second half, which would lead to better earnings growth in the third and fourth quarter, which the Street is expecting.

  3. Christer Gilje:

    The interconnector will be finished in the fourth quarter, 2019, and after a trial period it will be in commercial operations in 2020.

  4. Sylvia Levi:

    She (India) has left indelible imprints on one fourth of the human race in the course of a long succession of centuries. She has the right to reclaim... her place amongst the great nations summarizing and symbolizing the spirit of humanity. From Persia to the Chinese sea, from the icy regions of Siberia to Islands of Java and Borneo, India has propagated her beliefs, her tales, and her civilization.

  5. Rex Ryan:

    Fourth in the league was probably a little disappointing, i know we'll lead the league in defense.

Images & Illustrations of Fourth

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