- a tone on the seventh 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 seventh in a sentence
Now, he is a seventh-grader, in the thick of middle school, 5-foot-4 and writing full essays.How students are adjusting to being back at school after 18 months of remote learning|Perry Stein|September 26, 2021|Washington Post
As a seventh-grader, he said, he was placed on an advanced track but never knew why, or why other students were not.Can honors and regular students learn math together? A new approach argues yes.|Laura Meckler|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
In another lawsuit, a student alleged she received “threats of physical and sexual violence” in 2016 and 2017 on social media from a seventh-grader after she enrolled for sixth grade at age 11.Five former students allege sexual assault, misconduct at Lutheran school near Baltimore|Justin Wm. Moyer|May 28, 2021|Washington Post
Her oldest son, a seventh-grader, was eager to get back to school to see his friends.As schools reopen, Asian American students are missing from classrooms|Moriah Balingit, Hannah Natanson, Yutao Chen|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
Meyer will tell her own seventh-grader, “As a family, we deeply value honesty, and with that comes not jumping to judgment.”Six ways adults can help children make sense of a divisive election|Phyllis Fagell|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Rick would cut together five years worth of work, add the sixth, then recut six years worth of work, add the seventh, and so on.Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So she began trying out the beds, but none of them suited her until she found that the seventh one was just right.In New Brothers Grimm 'Snow White', The Prince Doesn't Save Her|The Brothers Grimm|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And he was followed by each one of them until the seventh dwarf looked at his bed and saw Little Snow White lying there asleep.In New Brothers Grimm 'Snow White', The Prince Doesn't Save Her|The Brothers Grimm|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even though it was a school day—about fifth period, I calculated—the arcade was filled with seventh graders.‘Asteroids’ & The Dawn of the Gamer Age|David Owen|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Take the case of Herx v. Diocese of Fort Wayne, an employment discrimination suit in the Seventh Circuit.Catholic Church: Religious Freedom Trumps Civil Rights|Jay Michaelson|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It will be no more monotonous than having one's seventh birthday or falling in love for the first time.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
It appears often as early as the sixth or seventh day; usually during the second week.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
The seventh 'Reason' against the use of tobacco is, that the devil is the discoverer and suggester of smoking.
There was one point about one of the piers—the Seventh—that that he had not fully settled in his mind.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Thus died the gay and profligate Buckingham, in the thirty-seventh year of his age.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
British Dictionary definitions for seventh
- coming after the sixth and before the eighth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of seven: often written 7th
- (as noun)she left on the seventh; he was the seventh to arrive
- one of seven equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc
- (as modifier)a seventh part
- the interval between one note and another seven notes away from it counting inclusively along the diatonic scale
- one of two notes constituting such an interval in relation to the otherSee also major (def. 14), minor (def. 4), interval (def. 5)
- short for seventh chord