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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