fifth

Primary Meanings of fifth

1.
adjn
coming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position
position five in a countable series of things
2.
n
a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
3.
n
the musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it
Full Definitions of fifth
1

adj coming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position

Synonyms:
5th
ordinal
being or denoting a numerical order in a series

n position five in a countable series of things

“he was fifth out of several hundred runners”
Type of:
rank
relative status

n one part in five equal parts

Synonyms:
fifth part, one-fifth, twenty percent
Type of:
common fraction, simple fraction
the quotient of two integers
2

n a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon

Type of:
United States liquid unit
a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
3

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

Type of:
interval, musical interval
the difference in pitch between two notes

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