- a tone distant from another tone by an interval of an octave and a third.
- the interval between such tones.
- the harmonic combination of such tones.
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How to use tenth in a sentence
Four floor sensors allow it to accurately measure your weight to a tenth of a pound regardless of your foot position on the scale.The best smart scales of 2022|Terri Williams|February 8, 2022|Popular-Science
It’s easy to see how, by the tenth draft of that Madagascar correction, he’d have utterly confused himself.The Funny Man|jversteegh|January 11, 2022|Outside Online
In 1992, an object about a tenth as wide as Pluto was seen orbiting out beyond it.Pluto is no longer a planet — or is it?|Lisa Grossman|October 28, 2021|Science News For Students
It was very comfortable, especially after a few washes, and barely looked different on the exterior after tenth load.Our Favorite Do-It-All Hoodies|Joe Jackson|April 5, 2021|Outside Online
That is a tenth of the number of quantum gates that were previously thought necessary to solve the model.U.K. startup’s breakthrough could aid quantum computers in the hunt for exotic materials|Jeremy Kahn|December 10, 2020|Fortune
In 2014 only a tenth as many tourists came as had come the year before.Is Putin Turning to Terrorism in Ukraine?|Anna Nemtsova|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
How to Train Your Dragon 2, the tenth highest grossing movie in 2014 America, made $22 million at the Korean box office.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But today, five years later, there are less than a tenth that number serving in those two countries.The Detainee Abuse Photos Obama Didn’t Want You To See|Noah Shachtman, Tim Mak|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This would outfit less than one tenth of police officers nationwide but gets the idea circulating.Dear GOP: Fix the Damn Justice System!|Jonathan Alter|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Buffalo ranked tenth in the nation, while Detroit and Pittsburgh ranked twelth and thirteenth, respectively.The Rustbelt Roars Back From the Dead|Joel Kotkin, Richey Piiparinen|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The amount of the other purin bodies together is about one-tenth that of uric acid.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
But while the tenth man still labors, the machine, though creaking with its dislocation, can still go on.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
I noticed that you had set her crying again, Lucy, for about the tenth time to-day.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
It was a good supper, and, in the highest of spirits, nine of the guerrillas sat down; the tenth was on guard.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
On the tenth of the said month it was washed, and a small grain of gold was obtained that weighed one-half real.
British Dictionary definitions for tenth
- coming after the ninth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of ten: often written 10th
- (as noun)see you on the tenth; tenth in line
- one of 10 approximately equal parts of something
- (as modifier)a tenth part
- an interval of one octave plus a third
- one of two notes constituting such an interval in relation to the other