American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The ordinal number matching the number nine in a series.
- n. One of nine equal parts.
- n. Music A harmonic or melodic interval of an octave and a second.
- n. Music The tone at the upper limit of such an interval.
- n. Music A chord consisting of a root with its third, seventh, and ninth.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Next in order or rank after the eighth, or before the tenth: an ordinal numeral: as, the ninth row; the ninth regiment.
- Being one of nine: as, a ninth part.
- n. A ninth part; the quotient of unity divided by nine.
- n. In music, the interval, whether melodic or harmonic, between any tone and a tone one octave and one degree distant from it; also, a tone distant by such an interval from a given tone; a compound second.
- adj. The ordinal form of number nine.
- n. The person or thing in the ninth position.
- n. One of nine equal parts of a whole.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Following the eight and preceding the tenth; coming after eight others.
- adj. Constituting or being one of nine equal parts into which anything is divided.
- n. The quotient of one divided by nine; one of nine equal parts of a thing; the next after the eighth.
- n. An interval containing an octave and a second.
- n. A chord of the dominant seventh with the ninth added.
- adj. coming next after the eighth and just before the tenth in position
- n. position nine in a countable series of things
- n. one part in nine equal parts
- nine + -th (Wiktionary)
- Middle English ninthe, from Old English nigonthe, from nigon, nine; see newn̥ in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Always a very passionate player, he allowed his emotions to build to a crescendo Saturday night, and while he still says it was not because of seeing his name ninth in the order, he did say, All the frustration came out.”
“' To score four runs in the ninth is a special win. '”
“But what happened in the ninth is all part of the game.”
“Seven of the nine are in Europe, one in the Middle East and, I am proud to say, the ninth is our own Canadian National Exhibition.”
“Teammate Rachel Flatt was in ninth, meaning the United States will again have just two women at next year's worlds.”
“I was in ninth grade that year, when he told my mother that he wanted to shoot pictures of me for a French magazine.”
“The authors also perceptively assess the intense collaboration between Isabel and Ruben Toledo, her artist-and-illustrator husband of 25 years (they met in ninth grade).”
“I was in ninth grade in 1980 and was not the target audience for most of these cartoons.”
“His twin ninth graders go to some of the most selective high schools in the city -- Bronx High School of Science and LaGuardia High School, also known as the "Fame" school.”
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