Associations to the word «Tenth»


TENTH, adjective. The ordinal form of the number ten.
TENTH, noun. The person or thing in the tenth position.
TENTH, noun. One of ten equal parts of a whole.
TENTH, noun. (music) The interval between any tone and the tone represented on the tenth degree of the staff above it, as between one of the scale and three of the octave above; the octave of the third.
TENTH, noun. (UK) (legal) (historical) (in the plural) A temporary aid issuing out of personal property, and granted to the king by Parliament; formerly, the real tenth part of all the movables belonging to the subject.
TENTH CENTURY, noun. The hundred years from 901 to 1000.
TENTH GRADE, noun. (US) (education) The period in school that comes after ninth grade and before eleventh grade.
TENTH GRADES, noun. Plural of tenth grade

Dictionary definition

TENTH, noun. A tenth part; one part in ten equal parts.
TENTH, noun. Position ten in a countable series of things.
TENTH, adjective. Coming next after the ninth and just before the eleventh in position.

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