fifth

  1. position five in a countable series of things
  2. the musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it

fifth

(from the article `arts, East Asian`) ...tone systems while the two ends of the old continent (i.e., the West and China) generated 12 tones based on a cycle of pitches 5 tones apart (such ... Mixture stops also contain ranks sounding at pitches other than in octaves with the 8-foot principal. In chorus mixtures these sound at a fifth ab...
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fifth

[adj] - coming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position 2. [n] - position five in a countable series of things 3. [n] - a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon 4. [n] - the musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it
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Fifth

• (n.) The interval of three tones and a semitone, embracing five diatonic degrees of the scale; the dominant of any key. • (a.) Consisting of one of five equal divisions of a thing. • (n.) The quotient of a unit divided by five; one of five equal parts; a fifth part. • (a.) Next in order after the fourth; -- the ordinal of five...
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fifth

5th adjective coming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position
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Fifth

[chord] In music, the fifth factor of a chord is the note or pitch five scale degrees above the root or tonal center. When the fifth is the bass note, or lowest note, of the expressed chord, the chord is in second inversion Play. Conventionally, the fifth is second in importance to the root, with second inversion being the strongest and the...
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fifth

[Noun] One of five equal parts. Also, the fifth of a number of things is the one you count as number five.
Example: The pizza was cut into fifths.
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Fifth

[unit] A fifth is a unit of volume formerly used for distilled beverages in the United States, and is equal to one fifth of a gallon, {frac|4|5} quart, or 25{frac|3|5} fluid ounces (757 mL); it has been superseded by the metric system, 750 mL, which is the standard capacity of wine bottles world-wide and is approximately 1% smaller than 25{...
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Fifth

Fifth adjective [ Middle English fifte , fifthe , Anglo-Saxon fīfta . See Five .] 1. Next in order after the fourth; -- the ordinal of five. 2. Consisting of one of five equal divisions of a thing. Fifth monarchy men (Hist.) , a...
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Fifth

Fifth noun 1. The quotient of a unit divided by five; one of five equal parts; a fifth part. 2. (Mus.) The interval of three tones and a semitone, embracing five diatonic degrees of the scale; the dominant of any key.
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fifth

1. Next in order after the fourth; the ordinal of five. ... 2. Consisting of one of five equal divisions of a thing. Fifth monarchy men, a fanatical sect in England, of the time of the commonwealth, who maintained that there would be a fifth universal monarchy, during which Christ would reign on earth a thousand years. Fifth wheel, a horizontal whe...
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Fifth

In music a fifth is an interval of three tones and a semitone, embracing five diatonic degrees of the scale.
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Fifth

Old name (fifth) for a bottle of about 0.75 liter volume. The name derives from the fact that this is pretty much a fifth of an American gallon with 3,785 liters is. See also below bottles,
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Fifth

The interval between two notes. Three whole tones and one semitone make up the distance between the two notes.
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Fifth

The interval between two notes. Three whole tones and one semitone make up the distance between the
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