- 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
It was very comfortable, especially after a few washes, and barely looked different on the exterior after tenth load.
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.
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.
Buffalo ranked tenth in the nation, while Detroit and Pittsburgh ranked twelth and thirteenth, respectively.
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