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

  • n. The ordinal number matching the number 19 in a series.
  • n. One of 19 equal parts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Following the eighteenth and preceding the twentieth; coming after eighteen others.
  • adj. Constituting or being one of nineteen equal parts into which anything is divided.
  • n. The quotient of a unit divided by nineteen; one of nineteen equal parts of anything.
  • n. The next in order after the eighteenth.
  • n. An interval of two octaves and a fifth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Next in order or rank after the eighteenth: an ordinal numeral: as, the nineteenth time.
  • Being one of nineteen: as, a nineteenth part.
  • n. A nineteenth part; the quotient of unity divided by nineteen.
  • n. In music, the interval, whether melodic or harmonic, between any tone and a tone two octaves and a fifth distant from it; also, a tone distant by such an interval from a given tone.
  • n. In organ-building, a stop whose pitch is two octaves and a fifth above that of the keys used, as, for example, the larigot.

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

  • n. position 19 in a countable series of things
  • adj. coming next after the eighteenth in position

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