from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Next in order or rank after the eighteenth: an ordinal numeral: as, the nineteenth time.
  • Being one of nineteen: as, a nineteenth part.
  • noun A nineteenth part; the quotient of unity divided by nineteen.
  • noun 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.
  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun position 19 in a countable series of things
  • adjective coming next after the eighteenth in position


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