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# Sixth vs. Six

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The ordinal form of the number six.

Sixnumeral

A numerical value equal to 6; the number following five and preceding seven. This many dots: (••••••).

Sixthnoun

(not used in the plural) The person or thing in the sixth position.

Sixnumeral

Describing a group or set with six elements.

Sixthnoun

One of six equal parts of a whole.

Sixnoun

The digit or figure 6.

Sixthnoun

(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.)

Sixnoun

Rear, behind rear side of something.

‘cover my six’;

Sixthverb

to divide by six, which also means multiplying a denominator by six

Sixnoun

An event whereby a batsman hits a ball which does not bounce before passing over a boundary in the air, resulting in an award of 6 runs for the batting team.

First after the fifth; next in order after the fifth.

Sixnoun

(American football) A touchdown.

Constituting or being one of six equal parts into which anything is divided.

Sixnoun

(obsolete) Small beer sold at six shillings per barrel.

Sixthnoun

The quotient of a unit divided by six; one of six equal parts which form a whole.

One more than five; twice three; as, six yards.

Sixthnoun

The next in order after the fifth.

Sixnoun

The number greater by a unit than five; the sum of three and three; six units or objects.

Sixthnoun

The interval embracing six diatonic degrees of the scale.

Sixnoun

A symbol representing six units, as 6, vi., or VI.

Sixthnoun

position six in a countable series of things

Sixnoun

the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one

Sixthnoun

a sixth part

denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units

Sixthnoun

the musical interval between one note and another six notes away from it     