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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twelfthnoun

    position 12 in a countable series of things

  2. one-twelfth, twelfth, twelfth part, duodecimaladjective

    one part in twelve equal parts

  3. twelfth, 12thadjective

    coming next after the eleventh and just before the thirteenth in position


  1. twelfthnoun

    One of twelve equal parts of a whole.

  2. twelfthnoun

    An interval equal to an octave plus a fifth

  3. twelfthnumeral

    The ordinal form of the number twelve, describing a person or thing in position number 12 of a sequence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twelfthadjective

    next in order after the eleventh; coming after eleven others; -- the ordinal of twelve

  2. Twelfthadjective

    consisting, or being one of, twelve equal parts into which anything is divided

  3. Twelfthnoun

    the quotient of a unit divided by twelve; one of twelve equal parts of one whole

  4. Twelfthnoun

    the next in order after the eleventh

  5. Twelfthnoun

    an interval comprising an octave and a fifth

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Twelfth

    twelfth, adj. the last of twelve.—n. one of twelve equal parts: (mus.) a tone twelve diatonic degrees above or below a given tone.—ns. Twelfth′-cake, an ornamental cake partaken of on Twelfth-night; Twelfth′-day, -tide, the twelfth day after Christmas, the Epiphany; Twelfth′-night, the eve of Twelfth-day or evening before Epiphany. [A.S. twelftatwelf.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Twelfth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2953

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Twelfth in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Twelfth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Twelfth in a Sentence

  1. Frank Haugwitz:

    Overall, China managed to exceed its 35 GW set in the framework of the twelfth five-year plan, clearly demonstrating the political commitment.

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