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| Ordinal : sixth
Cardinal : six
- (UK) IPA: /sɪksθ/, /sɪkθ/, X-SAMPA: /sIksT/, /sIkT/
- (US) IPA: /sɪksθ/, X-SAMPA: /sIksT/
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- Rhymes: -ɪksθ
sixth (not comparable)
- The ordinal form of the number six.
- 6th, 6th; (in names of monarchs and popes) VI
sixth (plural sixths)
- (not used in the plural) The person or thing in the sixth position.
- One of six equal parts of a whole.
- (music) The interval between one note and another, five notes higher in the scale, for example C to A, a major sixth, or C to A flat, a minor sixth. (Note that the interval covers six notes counting inclusively, for example C-D-E-F-G-A.)
- (one of six equal parts): ⅙
person or thing in sixth place
one of six equal parts of a whole