Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of third.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of third.

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Examples

  • Fold the dough in thirds as if folding a letter, turn it 45 degrees, and again run it through the thickest setting.

    Recipes for Oxtail Braised in Sherry & Oxtail Ravioli in Leek-Mushroom Broth

  • But the other two-thirds is attributable to non-school factors.

    Rothstein: Why teacher quality can't be only centerpiece of reform

  • The first movement's Impressionistic landscape featured a piquant, upward soaring melody with a series of falling thirds from a protagonist oboe, flitting above a feather-bed of sustained string harmonies and bass piano, and punctuated with a walking-like figuration in the piano's treble register, all becoming more urgent toward its close.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

  • The first movement's Impressionistic landscape featured a piquant, upward soaring melody with a series of falling thirds from a protagonist oboe, flitting above a feather-bed of sustained string harmonies and bass piano, and punctuated with a walking-like figuration in the piano's treble register, all becoming more urgent toward its close.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

  • Fold the dough in thirds as if folding a letter, turn it 45 degrees, and again run it through the thickest setting.

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  • The first movement's Impressionistic landscape featured a piquant, upward soaring melody with a series of falling thirds from a protagonist oboe, flitting above a feather-bed of sustained string harmonies and bass piano, and punctuated with a walking-like figuration in the piano's treble register, all becoming more urgent toward its close.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

  • The first movement's Impressionistic landscape featured a piquant, upward soaring melody with a series of falling thirds from a protagonist oboe, flitting above a feather-bed of sustained string harmonies and bass piano, and punctuated with a walking-like figuration in the piano's treble register, all becoming more urgent toward its close.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

  • The first movement's Impressionistic landscape featured a piquant, upward soaring melody with a series of falling thirds from a protagonist oboe, flitting above a feather-bed of sustained string harmonies and bass piano, and punctuated with a walking-like figuration in the piano's treble register, all becoming more urgent toward its close.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

  • The first movement's Impressionistic landscape featured a piquant, upward soaring melody with a series of falling thirds from a protagonist oboe, flitting above a feather-bed of sustained string harmonies and bass piano, and punctuated with a walking-like figuration in the piano's treble register, all becoming more urgent toward its close.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

  • Even if we approved it roughly in thirds, with the best ideas passed this month and the other 2/3 held for more substantive deliberation and analysis, to be passed in each subsequent month.

    Matthew Yglesias » Cutting the Stimulus

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