# sixteenth

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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.

## sixteenth

(ˈsɪksˈtiːnθ)
(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)

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:
 Noun 1 sixteenth - position 16 in a countable series of thingsrank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority" 2 sixteenth - one part in sixteen equal partscommon fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers Adj. 1 sixteenth - coming next after the fifteenth in position16thordinal - 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

열여섯 번째의
šestnástinašestnásty
šestnajstišestnajstina
sextonde
ที่สิบหก
on altıncı1/1616.ıncıon altıda bir
thứ mười sáu

## sixteenth

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

## sixteenth

[ˌsɪksˈtiːnθ]
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]
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.
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.
(of a person, animal or thing) that is sixteen years old.

## sixteenth

šestnáctý sekstende kuudestoista šesnaesti 十六番目の 열여섯 번째의 sextonde ที่สิบหก thứ mười sáu
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