What does sixth mean?

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sɪksθsixth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sixthnoun

    position six in a countable series of things

  2. one-sixth, sixthnoun

    one part in six equal parts

  3. sixthadjective

    the musical interval between one note and another six notes away from it

  4. sixth, 6thadjective

    coming next after the fifth and just before the seventh in position

Wiktionary

  1. sixthnoun

    The person or thing in the sixth position.

  2. sixthnoun

    One of six equal parts of a whole.

  3. sixthnoun

    The interval between one note and another, five notes higher in the scale, for example C to A, a major sixth, or C to A flat, a minor sixth. (Note that the interval covers six notes counting inclusively, for example C-D-E-F-G-A.)

  4. sixthadjective

    The ordinal form of the number six.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sixthadjective

    first after the fifth; next in order after the fifth

  2. Sixthadjective

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

  3. Sixthnoun

    the quotient of a unit divided by six; one of six equal parts which form a whole

  4. Sixthnoun

    the next in order after the fifth

  5. Sixthnoun

    the interval embracing six diatonic degrees of the scale

  6. Etymology: [From Six: cf. AS. sixta, siexta.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sixth' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4157

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sixth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1638

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sixth in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sixth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of sixth in a Sentence

  1. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu:

    There is a need to look at the PIB as it was submitted to the sixth assembly and try and tinker with that a bit, there are all kinds of issues ... one of those is whether we need to yank out the fiscal terms and develop them into a different law relying on existing fiscal laws and amend those.

  2. Xavier Becerra:

    The Trump Administration’s assault on clean car standards risks our ability to protect our children’s health, tackle climate change, and save hardworking Americans money, we’re ready to file suit if needed to protect these critical standards and to fight the Administration’s war on our environment. California didn’t become the sixth-largest economy in the world by spectating.

  3. 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.

  4. Song Young-gil:

    It's not urgent, the more urgent critical thing is how we can prevent (North Korean) nuclear testing, the sixth test.

  5. Adam Green:

    If Jon Ossoff comes in first place in the ruby-red district of Georgia's sixth ... it will make clear that this is the first domino to fall, we have Tom Perriello running in Virginia in June in a very competitive primary, we have Rob Quist running in a competitive special election in Montana.

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