What does ninth mean?

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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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ninthadjective

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

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

  2. Ninthadjective

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

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

  3. Ninthnoun

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

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

  4. Ninthnoun

    an interval containing an octave and a second

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

  5. Ninthnoun

    a chord of the dominant seventh with the ninth added

    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. 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?

  2. Joe Manchin:

    Senators have a constitutional obligation to advice (sic) and consent on a nominee to fill this Supreme Court vacancy and, simply put, we have a responsibility to do our jobs as elected officials, i will vote to confirm him to be the ninth justice on the Supreme Court.

  3. Jay Pasachoff:

    Each time is like going to the seventh game of the World Series with the score tied in the ninth inning.

  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. Roger Maier:

    Border Protection Agent Lawrence Madrid was the ninth CBP employee arrested, indicted, or otherwise prosecuted this fiscal year on corruption related charges.

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