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tenth

 (tĕnth)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number ten in a series.
2. One of ten equal parts.

[Middle English tenthe, alteration of tethe, from Old English tēotha; see tithe.]

tenth adv. & adj.

tenth

(tɛnθ)
adj
(Mathematics) (usually prenominal)
a. coming after the ninth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of ten: often written 10th
b. (as noun): see you on the tenth; tenth in line.
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one of 10 approximately equal parts of something
b. (as modifier): a tenth part.
2. (General Physics) one of 10 equal divisions of a particular measurement, etc: decibel.
3. (Mathematics) the fraction equal to one divided by ten ()
4. (Classical Music) music
a. an interval of one octave plus a third
b. one of two notes constituting such an interval in relation to the other
adv
(Mathematics) Also: tenthly after the ninth person, position, event, etc
sentence connector
Also: tenthly as the 10th point: linking what follows with the previous statements, as in a speech or argument
[C12 tenthe, from Old English tēotha; see ten, -th2]

tenth

(tɛnθ)

adj.
1. next after ninth; being the ordinal number for ten.
2. being one of ten equal parts.
n.
3. a tenth part, esp. of one (1/10).
4. the tenth member of a series.
5.
a. a musical interval encompassing an octave and a third.
b. a tone at this interval.
c. the harmonic combination of two tones a tenth apart.
6. Also called tenth's′ place`. (in decimal notation) the position of the first digit to the right of the decimal point.
adv.
7. in the tenth place; tenthly.
[before 1150; Middle English tenthe, Old English. See ten, -th2, tithe]
tenth′ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tenth - a tenth parttenth - a tenth part; one part in ten equal parts
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
2.tenth - position ten in a countable series of things
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
Adj.1.tenth - coming next after the ninth and just before the eleventh in positiontenth - coming next after the ninth and just before the eleventh in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"

tenth

noun
Related words
prefix deci-
Translations
العَاشِرالعاشِرالعُشْرعُشْر
dècimdesè
desátýdesetina
tiendetiendedel
deka
kymmeneskymmenesosa
desetidesetina
tizediktized
tíundi
十番目十番目の
10분의 1열 번째의
dešimtadešimtadalisdešimtas
desatinadesiaty
desetidesetina
tiondetiondel
ที่สิบอันดับที่สิบ
onuncu1/1010.uncuonda biri
một phần mườithứ mười

tenth

[tenθ]
A. ADJdécimo
B. N (in series) → décimo m; (= fraction) → décimo m, décima parte f
see fifth for usage

tenth

[ˈtɛnθ]
adjdixième
the tenth floor → le dixième étage
(gen)dixième mf
(= day of month) the tenth → le dixième
the tenth of August → le dix août
(= fraction) → dixième mtenth-grader [ˌtɛnθˈgreɪdər] nélève mf de secondetent peg npiquet m de tentetent pole nmât m de tente

tenth

adj (in series) → zehnte(r, s); a tenth partein Zehntel nt
n (= fraction)Zehntel nt; (in series) → Zehnte(r, s); (Mus) → Dezime f ? also sixth

tenth

[tɛnθ]
1. adjdecimo/a
2. n (in series) → decimo/a; (fraction) → decimo m
for usage see fifth

ten

(ten) noun
1. the number or figure 10.
2. the age of 10.
adjective
1. 10 in number.
2. aged 10.
ten-
having ten (of something). a ten-pound fine.
tenth noun
1. one of ten equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of ten (people, things etc); the next after the ninth.
ten-pin bowling noun
a game in which a ball is rolled at ten skittles in order to knock down as many as possible.
ˈten-year-old noun
a person or animal that is ten years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is ten years old.

tenth

العَاشِر, العُشْر desátý, desetina tiende, tiendedel Zehnter δέκατο, δέκατος décimo kymmenes, kymmenesosa dixième deseti, desetina decimo 十番目, 十番目の 10분의 1, 열 번째의 tiende tidel, tiende dziesiąta, dziesiąty décimo десятая, десятый tionde, tiondel ที่สิบ, อันดับที่สิบ onuncu một phần mười, thứ mười 十分之一, 第十