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.

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.

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. Scott Servais:

    All I know is our best hitters is in there, it's two out in the ninth, and you throw the first pitch behind him, it's pretty obvious.

  2. 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?

  3. Lisala Folau:

    On the eighth time I thought, the next time I go underwater that's it, because my arms were the only things that were keeping me above water, so the ninth time I went under and came up and grabbed a log. And that's what kept me going.

  4. Donald Trump on Wednesday:

    If you go with what Hillary is saying, in the ninth month you can take the baby and rip the baby out of the womb of the mother just prior to the birth of the baby, now, you can say that that's okay, and Hillary can say that that's okay, but it's not okay with me.

  5. Jeff Sessions:

    We've got cases moving in the very, very liberal Ninth Circuit, who, they've been hostile to the order, we won a case in Virginia recently that was a nicely-written order that just demolished, I thought, all the arguments that some of the other people have been making. We are confident that the President will prevail on appeal and particularly in the Supreme Court, if not the Ninth Circuit. So this is a huge matter. I really am amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the President of the United States from what appears to be clearly his statutory and Constitutional power.

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