- a tone on the sixth degree from a given tone (counted as a first).
- the interval between such tones.
- the harmonic combination of such tones.
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Example sentences from the Web for sixth
He most recently coached the Nashville Predators, who fired him in the middle of his sixth season last January.What you may have missed in the Caps’ offseason, and what experts predict for this season|Scott Allen|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
This “Sixth Migration” of massive human migration to Texas is the larger story of the book, and it is a significant story.
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
Turkey has had more than a decade of economic boom, and is now the sixth-most-visited tourist destination in the world.
We are currently in the sixth, which is predicted to be the worst, and, to make matters worse, we are the cause.
Instead of our sixth iPhone we suddenly start thinking about our first Jitterbug.
Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.
The two-thirds objective should be used as a finder, while the one-sixth is reserved for examining details.
They are easily seen with the one-sixth objective in the routine microscopic examination.
The sixth line is in these words: “Keeping time, time, time, in a sort of Runic rhyme.”Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Who can explain the sixth sense that warns a night-herder of a stampede a moment before the herd jumps off the bed-ground?Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for sixth
- coming after the fifth and before the seventh in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of six: often written 6th
- (as noun)the sixth to go
- one of six equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc
- (as modifier)a sixth part