sixth

Definitions:

  • The ordinal number matching the number six in a series.
  • One of six equal parts.
  • None
  • An interval of six degrees in a diatonic scale.
  • A tone separated by this interval from a given tone.
  • The harmonic combination of two tones separated by this interval.
  • The sixth tone of a scale; the submediant.
  • Being the first after the fifth: the ordinal of six
  • Being one of six equal parts into which a whole is divided.
  • A sixth part.
  • In <em>early English law</em>, a sixth of the rents of the year, or of movables, or both, granted or levied by way of tax.
  • In <em>music</em>:
  • A tone on the sixth degree above or below a given tone.
  • The interval between any tone and a tone on the sixth degree above or beiow it.
  • The harmonic combination of two tones at the interval thus described
  • In a scale, the sixth tone from the bottom; the submediant: solmizated <em>la.</em>
  • the <em>French sixth</em>, consisting of the first, second, sixth, and sharped fourth of a minor scale;
  • the <em>German sixth</em>, consisting of the first, third, sixth, and sharped fourth of such a scale;
  • the <em>Italian sixth</em>, consisting of the first, sixth, and sharped fourth of such a scale.
  • First after the fifth; next in order after the fifth.
  • Constituting or being one of six equal parts into which anything is divided.
  • The quotient of a unit divided by six; one of six equal parts which form a whole.
  • The next in order after the fifth.
  • The interval embracing six diatonic degrees of the scale.
  • The ordinal form of the number <xref>six</xref>.
  • The person or thing in the sixth position.
  • One of six equal parts of a whole.
  • 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.)
  • coming next after the fifth and just before the seventh in position
  • position six in a countable series of things
  • the musical interval between one note and another six notes away from it
  • one part in six equal parts
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