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Sixth vs. Six

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Sixthadjective

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.

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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.

Sixthadjective

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

Sixnoun

(American football) A touchdown.

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Sixthadjective

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.

Sixadjective

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.

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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

Sixadjective

denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units

Sixthnoun

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

Sixthadjective

coming next after the fifth and just before the seventh in position

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