Associations to the word «Fourth»

Pictures for the word «Fourth»

Wiktionary

FOURTH, adjective. The ordinal form of the number four.
FOURTH, noun. (not used in the plural) The person or thing in the fourth position.
FOURTH, noun. A quarter, one of four equal parts of a whole.
FOURTH, noun. (not used in the plural) The fourth gear of an engine.
FOURTH, noun. (music) A musical interval which spans four degrees of the diatonic scale, for example C to F (C D E F).
FOURTH, noun. The Fourth of July.
FOURTH COUSIN, noun. Any of a number of people who have a common great, great, great-grandparent.
FOURTH DIMENSION, noun. (algebraic geometry) The fourth coordinate indicating a position along the fourth axis.
FOURTH DIMENSION, noun. (physics) The dimension of time.
FOURTH DOWN, noun. (American football) The fourth down in a series that has a maximum of four downs; often used to punt the ball downfield or attempt a field goal (If not punted or converted, the opposing team takes possession wherever the ball is).
FOURTH ESTATE, noun. (obsolete) A hypothetical fourth class of civic subjects, or fourth body (in Britain, after the Crown, and the two Houses of Parliament) which governed legislation.
FOURTH ESTATE, noun. (idiomatic) Journalism or journalists considered as a group; the press.
FOURTH FINGER, noun. The ring finger (of either hand)
FOURTH FREEDOM RIGHTS, noun. The right of an airline of one country to land in a different country and board passengers travelling to the airline’s own country.
FOURTH GEAR, noun. The second-highest gear of an engine.
FOURTH GENDER, noun. (anthropology) A category (a gender), present in societies which recognize four or more genders, which is neither cismale nor cisfemale; often, such societies consider trans men to constitute a third gender and trans women to constitute a fourth gender, or vice versa. (Compare third gender.)
FOURTH GRADE, noun. (US) (education) The period in school that comes after third grade and before fifth grade.
FOURTH GRADES, noun. Plural of fourth grade
FOURTH NORMAL FORM, noun. (databases) A stage in the normalization of a relational database in which a database is in Boyce-Codd normal form and all multi-valued dependencies are functional dependencies.
FOURTH OF JULY, proper noun. (chiefly US) Independence Day, a national holiday celebrated on the fourth day in July to mark the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence from England.
FOURTH OF JULY, proper noun. An cocktail containing one part grenadine syrup, one part vodka, and one part blue curaçao.
FOURTH OFFICIAL, noun. (soccer) The official who keeps things at the dugout in order, and displays substitutions and the amount of injury time
FOURTH OFFICIALS, noun. Plural of fourth official
FOURTH PERSON, noun. (grammar) A variety of the third person sometimes used for indefinite referents, such as one in one shouldn't do that.
FOURTH PERSON, noun. (linguistics) grammatical person in some languages distinct from first, second, and third persons, semantically translated by one of them in English. For example, in Ojibwe, it is a variety of the third person used for a secondary, or obviative, third person.
FOURTH REICH, proper noun. Hypothetical resurrection of the Third Reich.
FOURTH SLIP, noun. (cricket) A fielding position to the off side of the third slip.
FOURTH SLIPS, noun. Plural of fourth slip
FOURTH WALL, noun. (performing arts) (idiomatic) The imaginary invisible wall at the front of the stage in a proscenium theatre, through which the audience sees the action in the world of the play.
FOURTH WALL, noun. (by extension) The boundary between the fiction and the audience.
FOURTH WORLD, proper noun. Collectively, peoples living nomadic, pastoral, hunter-gatherer or other ways of life outside the modern industrial norm.

Dictionary definition

FOURTH, noun. Following the third position; number four in a countable series.
FOURTH, noun. One of four equal parts; "a quarter of a pound".
FOURTH, noun. The musical interval between one note and another four notes away from it.
FOURTH, adverb. In the fourth place; "fourthly, you must pay the rent on the first of the month".
FOURTH, adjective. Coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude; "the quaternary period of geologic time extends from the end of the tertiary period to the present".

Wise words

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