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ˈfɪfˈtinθfif·teenth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fifteenth(adj)

    position 15 in a countable series of things

  2. fifteenth, 15th(adj)

    coming next after the fourteenth and just before the sixteenth in position

Wiktionary

  1. fifteenth(Noun)

    The person or thing in the fifteenth position.

  2. fifteenth(Noun)

    One of fifteen equal parts of a whole.

  3. fifteenth(Adjective)

    The ordinal form of the number fifteen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fifteenth(adj)

    next in order after the fourteenth; -- the ordinal of fifteen

    Etymology: [OE. fiftenthe; cf. fiftethe, AS. fftea. See Fifteen.]

  2. Fifteenth(adj)

    consisting of one of fifteen equal parts or divisions of a thing

    Etymology: [OE. fiftenthe; cf. fiftethe, AS. fftea. See Fifteen.]

  3. Fifteenth(noun)

    one of fifteen equal parts or divisions; the quotient of a unit divided by fifteen

    Etymology: [OE. fiftenthe; cf. fiftethe, AS. fftea. See Fifteen.]

  4. Fifteenth(noun)

    a species of tax upon personal property formerly laid on towns, boroughs, etc., in England, being one fifteenth part of what the personal property in each town, etc., had been valued at

    Etymology: [OE. fiftenthe; cf. fiftethe, AS. fftea. See Fifteen.]

  5. Fifteenth(noun)

    a stop in an organ tuned two octaves above the diaposon

    Etymology: [OE. fiftenthe; cf. fiftethe, AS. fftea. See Fifteen.]

  6. Fifteenth(noun)

    an interval consisting of two octaves

    Etymology: [OE. fiftenthe; cf. fiftethe, AS. fftea. See Fifteen.]

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  1. Fifteenth

    In music, a fifteenth or double octave, abbreviated 15ma, is the interval between one musical note and another with one-quarter the wavelength or quadruple the frequency. The fourth harmonic, it is two octaves. It is referred to as a fifteenth because, in the diatonic scale, there are 15 notes between them if one counts both ends. Two octaves do not make a sixteenth, but a fifteenth. In other contexts, the term two octaves is likely to be used. For example, if one note has a frequency of 400 Hz, the note a fifteenth above it is at 1600 Hz, and the note a fifteenth below is at 100 Hz. The ratio of frequencies of two notes a fifteenth apart is therefore 4:1.vama As the fifteenth is a multiple of octaves, the human ear tends to hear both notes as being essentially "the same", as it does the octave. Like the octave, in the Western system of music notation notes a fifteenth apart are given the same name—the name of a note an octave above A is also A. However, because of the large frequency distance between the notes, it is less likely than an octave to be judged the same pitch by non-musicians. Passages in parallel fifteenths are much less common than parallel octaves. In particular, sometimes an organist will use two stops a fifteenth away.vamambvavb

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifteenth in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifteenth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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