tierce

Definitions of tierce
  1. noun
    the third canonical hour; about 9 a.m.
    synonyms: terce
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    type of:
    canonical hour
    (Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer
  2. noun
    one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    synonyms: one-third, third
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    type of:
    common fraction, simple fraction
    the quotient of two integers
  3. noun
    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    synonyms: 3, III, deuce-ace, leash, tercet, ternary, ternion, terzetto, three, threesome, trey, triad, trine, trinity, trio, triplet, troika
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    type of:
    digit, figure
    one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
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