thirteenth


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thir·teenth

 (thûr-tēnth′)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number 13 in a series.
2. One of 13 equal parts.

thir·teenth′ adv. & adj.

thirteenth

(ˈθɜːˈtiːnθ)
adj
(Mathematics) (usually prenominal)
a. coming after the twelfth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of thirteen: often written 13th
b. (as noun): Friday the thirteenth.
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one of 13 equal or nearly equal parts of something
b. (as modifier): a thirteenth part.
2. (Mathematics) the fraction equal to one divided by 13 ()
3. (Classical Music) music
a. an interval of one octave plus a sixth. See also interval5
b. short for thirteenth chord
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thirteenth - position 13 in a countable series of thingsthirteenth - position 13 in a countable series of things
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
Adj.1.thirteenth - coming next after the twelfth in positionthirteenth - coming next after the twelfth in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
Translations
الثَّالِثَ عَشَرَالثالِث عَشَرجُزْءٌ من 13
třináctýtřináctina
trettende
kolmastoista
trinaesti
tizenharmadiktizenharmad
òrettándi
十三番目の
열세 번째의
trinástinatrinásty
trinajsti
trettonde
ลำดับที่สิบสาม
on üçüncüonüçte bir1/1313.üncü
thứ mười ba

thirteenth

[ˈθɜːˈtiːnθ]
A. ADJdecimotercero
B. N (in series) → decimotercero/a m/f; (= fraction) → decimotercio m
see fifth for usage

thirteenth

[ˌθɜːrˈtiːnθ]
adjtreizième
her thirteenth birthday → son treizième anniversaire
the thirteenth century → le treizième siècle
the thirteenth floor → le treizième étage
n
(gen)treizième mf
(= day of month) the thirteenth → le treize
the thirteenth of August → le treize août
(= fraction) → treizième m

thirteenth

adj (in series) → dreizehnte(r, s); a thirteenth partein Dreizehntel nt
n (in series) → Dreizehnte(r, s); (= fraction)Dreizehntel nt ? also sixth

thirteenth

[ˌθɜːˈtiːnθ]
1. adjtredicesimo/a
2. n (in series) → tredicesimo/a; (fraction) → tredicesimo
for usage see fifth

thirteen

(θəːˈtiːn) noun
1. the number or figure 13.
2. the age of 13.
adjective
1. 13 in number.
2. aged 13.
thirteen-
having thirteen (of something). a thirteen-year campaign.
ˌthirˈteenth noun
1. one of thirteen equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of thirteen (people, things etc); the next after the twelfth.
ˌthirˈteen-year-old noun
a person or animal that is thirteen years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is thirteen years old.

thirteenth

الثَّالِثَ عَشَرَ třináctý trettende dreizehnter δέκατος τρίτος decimotercero kolmastoista treizième trinaesti tredicesimo 十三番目の 열세 번째의 dertiende trettende trzynasty décimo terceiro тринадцатый trettonde ลำดับที่สิบสาม on üçüncü thứ mười ba 第十三
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On the thirteenth day I drank some more water, and dozed and thought disjointedly of eating and of vague im- possible plans of escape.
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From his eighth to his thirteenth year he attended the Manor House school, at Stoke-Newington, a suburb of London.
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