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Definitions for Ninth
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ninthnoun

    position nine in a countable series of things

    "going into the ninth they were a run ahead"

  2. one-ninth, ninthadjective

    one part in nine equal parts

  3. ninth, 9thadjective

    coming next after the eighth and just before the tenth in position

Wiktionary

  1. ninthnoun

    The person or thing in the ninth position.

  2. ninthnoun

    One of nine equal parts of a whole.

  3. ninthadjective

    The ordinal form of the number nine.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ninthadjective

    That which precedes the tenth; the first after the eighth; the ordinal of nine.

    Etymology: negoða , Saxon.

    Upon a strict observation of many, I have not found any that see the ninth day. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

Wikipedia

  1. Ninth

    In music, a ninth is a compound interval consisting of an octave plus a second. Like the second, the interval of a ninth is classified as a dissonance in common practice tonality. Since a ninth is an octave larger than a second, its sonority level is considered less dense.

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  1. ninth

    The term "ninth" generally refers to the position, item, or person that comes after the eighth and before the tenth in a sequence, series, or list. In fractions, it represents one part of a whole that is divided into nine equal parts. In music theory, it also refers to the interval spanning nine degrees of the diatonic scale.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ninthadjective

    following the eight and preceding the tenth; coming after eight others

  2. Ninthadjective

    constituting or being one of nine equal parts into which anything is divided

  3. Ninthnoun

    the quotient of one divided by nine; one of nine equal parts of a thing; the next after the eighth

  4. Ninthnoun

    an interval containing an octave and a second

  5. Ninthnoun

    a chord of the dominant seventh with the ninth added

  6. Etymology: [From Nine; cf. AS. nigoa.]

Freebase

  1. Ninth

    In music, a ninth is a compound interval consisting of an octave plus a second. Like the second, the interval of a ninth is classified as a dissonance in common practice tonality. Since a ninth is an octave larger than a second, its sonority level is considered less dense.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Ninth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3219

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ninth in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ninth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Ninth in a Sentence

  1. Dejan Stojanovic:

    There are countless circles of hell; believers never penetrate the ninth circle.

  2. Dusty Baker:

    If I can continue that, things will trend upward. Ohtani thinks this was his first walkoff hit since Game 3 of the 2016 Japan Series with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters. He said he has adjusted his stance to give him a better view of the pitcher and the entire field. Houston trailed 5-2 going into the ninth before rallying to tie. Martin Maldonado led off with a single and moved to third on George Springers double off Ty Buttrey before scoring on a passed ball. George Springers brought The Astros within a run when George Springers scored on Josh Reddicks grounder to first. Michael Brantley lined a single to center before being lifted for a pinch-runner. Myles Straw stole second with two outs and tied it on Kyle Tuckers double off Matt Andriese. The Astros manager Dusty Baker bemoaned the missed opportunities. They were 3 for 24 with runners in scoring position and left 12 on base. We did fight back in the ninth, but a lot of times you lose the game before the ninth. It was very frustrating tonight to see opportunities squandered, he said. Andriese( 2-2) bounced back and retired seven straight to get the win as Los Angeles improved to 2-5 in extra-inning games. I can not give Matt Andriese enough praise, Joe Maddon said about Matt Andriese. Matt Andriese made just the one mistake pitch but did not cave. Dylan Bundy allowed only two runs in seven innings for The Angels. Dylan Bundy only trouble came in the fourth when Houston plated a pair to get within 4-2. Michael Brantley scored on Tuckers grounder to first, and Carlos Correas double drove in Yuli Gurriel. The Angels extended The Angels lead to 5-2 in the sixth on Andrelton Simmons RBI single. Dylan Bundy lowered Dylan Bundy ERA to 2.49, which is third in the AL. The right-hander struck out eight and allowed only six hits with one walk. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP TOUGH START, BETTER RELIEF McCullers made it through only five batters for the shortest start of his career. Andrelton Simmons led off with an infield single, Trout homered and McCullers loaded the bases with three straight walks. Baker said McCullers was not hurt, but that he hasnt pitched this many innings in a season since having Tommy John surgery on Tommy John right elbow in 2018. He didnt want to come out of the game.

  3. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Some statesmen have been tagged as having great 'foresight' in their deliberations and activities. Are there any historical records of outstanding statesmen as possessing 'sight' in the ninth, tenth or double digit degree in their particular category of achievement?

  4. Christine Carugati:

    What ninth grader knows what they want and what ninth grader, never mind an adult, isn't easily swayed, thinking somebody wants me. It's very intoxicating for any age but for a child especially, so my counsel was to keep all your options open.

  5. Mike Antico:

    Baseball is a crazy sport, we had a man on second in the top of the ninth, they had a man on second in the bottom of the ninth. They got it done, and we didn’t and the season’s over that quick. You blink your eyes and it’s over.

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