- 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.
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Origin of ninth
OTHER WORDS FROM ninthninthly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for ninth
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
Hendriks, a 31-year-old who has been arguably baseball’s top closer the past two seasons, was ninth on ESPN’s list of the top free agents on the market, ranked by projected contract value, while McCann was 14th.Why Liam Hendriks’s deal is good news to MLB free agents stuck in a frozen market|Dave Sheinin|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
The Eighty-ninth Congress was potentially more fertile ground for the broad range of controversial programs on his dream agenda.
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.
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.
All of the objects are believed to have been buried between the mid-ninth and 10th centuries.
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