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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The ordinal number matching the number 11 in a series.
  • n. One of 11 equal parts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. The ordinal form of the number eleven.
  • n. The person or thing in the eleventh position.
  • n. One of eleven equal parts of a whole.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Next after the tenth.
  • adj. Constituting one of eleven parts into which a thing is divided.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the interval of the octave and the fourth.
  • n. The quotient of a unit divided by eleven; one of eleven equal parts.
  • n. The interval consisting of ten conjunct degrees; the interval made up of an octave and a fourth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Next in order after the tenth: an ordinal number.
  • Constituting one of eleven equal parts into which anything is divided: as, the eleventh part of fifty-five is five.
  • n. One of eleven equal parts; the quotient of unity divided by eleven: as, five elevenths of fifty-five are twenty-five.
  • n. In early English law, an eleventh part of the rents of the year, or of movables, or both, granted or levied by way of tax.
  • n. In music:

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. coming next after the tenth and just before the twelfth in position
  • n. position 11 in a countable series of things

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