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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twelfth(noun)

    position 12 in a countable series of things

  2. one-twelfth, twelfth, twelfth part, duodecimal(adj)

    one part in twelve equal parts

  3. twelfth, 12th(adj)

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


  1. twelfth(Noun)

    One of twelve equal parts of a whole.

  2. twelfth(Noun)

    An interval equal to an octave plus a fifth

  3. twelfth(Numeral)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twelfth(adj)

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

  2. Twelfth(adj)

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

  3. Twelfth(noun)

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

  4. Twelfth(noun)

    the next in order after the eleventh

  5. Twelfth(noun)

    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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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    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

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

Images & Illustrations of twelfth

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