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Meaning of sixth

sixth

Pronunciation: (siksth), [key]
— adj.
  1. next after the fifth; being the ordinal number for six.
  2. being one of six equal parts.
—n.
  1. a sixth part, esp. of one ().
  2. the sixth member of a series.
    1. a tone on the sixth degree from a given tone (counted as a first).
    2. the interval between such tones.
    3. the harmonic combination of such tones.
—adv.
  1. in the sixth place; sixthly.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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