- a tone distant from another tone by an interval of an octave and a second.
- the interval between such tones.
- harmonic combination of such tones.
Origin of ninth
OTHER WORDS FROM ninthninthly, adverb
Words nearby ninth
How to use ninth in a sentence
Ryser told the board that she once asked her daughter, now a ninth-grader, if the girl felt safe at school.As school shootings surge, a sixth-grader tucks his dad’s gun in his backpack|John Woodrow Cox, Steven Rich|June 24, 2021|Washington Post
In 2019, the school de-tracked geometry, the math class most ninth-graders take.Can honors and regular students learn math together? A new approach argues yes.|Laura Meckler|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
Wander Suero was perfect in the eighth, but Austin Voth surrendered a solo homer to Omar Narváez in the ninth.
Eight Liberty players are north of 40 percent from deep, and a ninth, Rebecca Allen, is a skilled perimeter shooter whose shooting percentage is likely to revert to the mean in the coming games.The New York Liberty Are Shooting Lights Out — And They Could Get Even Better|Howard Megdal|May 26, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
That’s not a bad place to start, a road map for Martinez from the sixth through the ninth, with plenty of mix-and-match options.Brad Hand’s arrival might end a Nationals tradition: The search for summer relief|Barry Svrluga|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
The Eighty-ninth Congress was potentially more fertile ground for the broad range of controversial programs on his dream agenda.Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society|Julian Zelizer, Scott Porch|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That makes New York the ninth state to require such coverage.The Insurance Company Promised a Gender Reassignment. Then They Made a Mistake.|James Joiner|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I know the verse because Mrs. Bertalan used to have us do it in ninth-grade choir.Yes, I Like Christmas Music. Stop Laughing.|Michael Tomasky|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Maybe all journeys should be imagined as a single day, short as a trip to the corner or long as a life in its ninth decade.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Oct 13-19, 2014|William Boot|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All of the objects are believed to have been buried between the mid-ninth and 10th centuries.How To Strike Viking Gold|Lizzie Crocker|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He directed the Ninth Symphony, and played twice himself with orchestral accompaniments.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Methodius and Cyril, who were sent missionaries to the Sclavonians in the ninth century.
Its most important compound is water, of which it forms one-ninth, the other eight-ninths consisting of oxygen.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
Now the king sat in the winter house, in the ninth month: and there was a hearth before him full of burning coals.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The cathedral is one of the oldest in England, having been mainly built in the Ninth Century.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
British Dictionary definitions for ninth
- coming after the eighth in counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of nine. Often written: 9th
- (as noun)he came on the ninth; ninth in line
- one of nine equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc
- (as modifier)a ninth part
- an interval of one octave plus a second
- one of two notes constituting such an interval
- See ninth chord