- n. Plural form of sixth.
“You like cutting your frozen pizza in sixths so you can shove it in your face faster.”
“It ends with Rubinstein's sign and seal, an arpeggio in sixths, which is as trite a musical finis as fiction's "They lived happily ever afterward, surrounded by a large circle of admiring friends.”
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“We cannot safely reorganize a republican government on the basis of one-sixth of its population, and shall be absolutely compelled to avail ourselves of that additional three-sixths which is loyal and black.”
“In his experience, orchestral works by composers of Chinese or Japanese origin just featured a lot of "the stereotypical sounds of that region," such as a pentatonic melody with a parallel harmony in fifths classical European music favors parallelisms in thirds or sixths or the insertion of gongs or bamboo flutes.”
“Cut about half of the plums into quarters and half into sixths (the size variety helps them fit into the pie plate well).”
“Now that IceCube is up and running, Feng says he's especially interested in what it might reveal about dark matter, mysterious material that scientists postulate makes up five-sixths of the mass of the universe, but which has never been detected directly.”
“(Some puff pastry is packaged in smaller sheets, in this case cut each piece of dough into quarters or sixths.)”
“You know, he likes those strange sixths and major seconds and sevenths that I already got tired of along time ago.”
“ This has been proven totally false, according to an article in The New York Times which pointed out that GDP growth during World War II has been greatly exaggerated, and that "five-sixths of the decline of the decline in output relative to the trend that occurred during the Depression had been made up before 1942.”
“Totals: Traded 6 players for 6 picks (1 fourth, 4 sixths, 1 seventh).”
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