Definition of fourth
- a tone on the fourth degree from a given tone (counted as the first).
- the interval between such tones.
- the harmonic combination of such tones.
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How to use fourth in a sentence
Robinson began making his own weather observations as a fourth-grader.As Earth warms, will snowstorms be a thing of the past?|Haben Kelati|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
Henne executed perhaps the most surprising play call of the postseason so far when he hit Tyreek Hill on fourth and inches at the 50 with a little more than a minute left in last weekend’s game.Chad Henne is in the pantheon of NFL backup QB heroes, whether he gets another shot or not|Cindy Boren|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
The site’s prediction model projects the Capitals to finish fourth in the East with 63 points and gives the team a 53 percent chance to make the playoffs.What you may have missed in the Caps’ offseason, and what experts predict for this season|Scott Allen|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
I want to be out there every fourth day instead of every fifth.Reds’ Trevor Bauer, Indians’ Shane Bieber capture Cy Young awards|Jesse Dougherty|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
He signed with the Lakers as a free agent in 2018 and recently earned fourth NBA title of his career, including two with the Miami Heat.LeBron James seeking answers in death of sister of Cavaliers executive, a close friend|Des Bieler|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
A fourth suspect, a 26-year-old woman named Hayat Boumeddiene, remains at large.
But in more middle-class and working-class neighborhoods, sessions are typically a fourth of that price.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He won re-election twice as governor of New York, and had the hubris to run for a fourth term before being defeated in 1994.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82|Eleanor Clift|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He lost his bid for a fourth term to George Pataki that year.
They constantly break the fourth wall, yelling and complaining to the cameramen.James Franco and Seth Rogen Get ‘Naked and Afraid’… And It’s Hilarious|Marlow Stern|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
Persistent glycosuria has been noted in brain injuries involving the floor of the fourth ventricle.
Upon this he went to bed again, fell asleep, and dreamed a fourth time as before.
He was rather silent, they observed; but the young clergyman, who made the fourth at the table, was voluble by nature.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Ordinarily the diazo appears a little earlier than the Widal reaction—about the fourth or fifth day—but it may be delayed.
British Dictionary definitions for fourth
- coming after the third in order, position, time, etc. Often written: 4th
- (as noun)the fourth in succession