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six·teenth

 (sĭk-stēnth′)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number 16 in a series.
2. One of 16 equal parts.

six·teenth′ adv. & adj.

sixteenth

(ˈsɪksˈtiːnθ)
adj
(Mathematics) (usually prenominal)
a. coming after the fifteenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of sixteen: often written 16th
b. (as noun): the sixteenth of the month.
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one of 16 equal or nearly equal parts of something
b. (as modifier): a sixteenth part.
2. (Mathematics) the fraction that is equal to one divided by 16 ()

six•teenth

(ˈsɪksˈtinθ)

adj.
1. next after the fifteenth.
2. being one of 16 equal parts.
n.
3. a sixteenth part, esp. of one (1/16).
4. the sixteenth member of a series.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sixteenth - position 16 in a countable series of thingssixteenth - position 16 in a countable series of things
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
2.sixteenth - one part in sixteen equal parts
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
Adj.1.sixteenth - coming next after the fifteenth in positionsixteenth - coming next after the fifteenth in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
Translations
السَّادِسَ عَشَرَالسّادِس عَشَرجُزءٌ من 16
setzè
šestnáctýšestnáctina
sekstende
kuudestoista
šesnaesti
tizenhatodiktizenhatod
sextándi
十六番目の
열여섯 번째의
šestnástinašestnásty
šestnajstišestnajstina
sextonde
ที่สิบหก
on altıncı1/1616.ıncıon altıda bir
thứ mười sáu

sixteenth

[ˈsɪksˈtiːnθ]
A. ADJdecimosexto
B. N (in series) → decimosexto/a m/f; (= fraction) → dieciseisavo m, decimosexta parte f
see fifth for usage

sixteenth

[ˌsɪksˈtiːnθ]
adjseizième
the sixteenth edition of the dictionary → la seizième édition du dictionnaire
her sixteenth birthday → son seizième anniversaire
the sixteenth century → le seizième siècle
the sixteenth floor → le seizième étage
n
(gen)seizième mf
(= date) the sixteenth → le seize
the sixteenth of August → le seize août
(= fraction) → seizième m

sixteenth

adjsechzehnte(r, s); a sixteenth partein Sechzehntel nt; a sixteenth note (esp US Mus) → eine Sechzehntelnote, ein Sechzehntel nt
n
(= fraction)Sechzehntel nt; (in series) → Sechzehnte(r, s)
(= date) the sixteenthder Sechzehnte

sixteenth

[ˌsɪksˈtiːnθ]
1. adjsedicesimo/a
2. n (in series) → sedicesimo/a; (fraction) → sedicesimo
for usage see fifth

sixteen

(siksˈtiːn) noun
1. the number or figure 16.
2. the age of 16.
adjective
1. 16 in number.
2. aged 16.
sixteen-
having sixteen (of something). a sixteen-page booklet.
ˌsixˈteenth noun
1. one of sixteen equal parts.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of sixteen (people, things etc); (the) next after the fifteenth.
ˌsixˈteen-year-old noun
a person or animal that is sixteen years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is sixteen years old.

sixteenth

السَّادِسَ عَشَرَ šestnáctý sekstende sechzehnter δέκατος έκτος decimosexto kuudestoista seizième šesnaesti sedicesimo 十六番目の 열여섯 번째의 zestiende sekstende szesnasty décimo sexto шестнадцатый sextonde ที่สิบหก on altıncı thứ mười sáu 第十六
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