[ih-lev-uh nth] /ɪˈlɛv ənθ/
next after the tenth; being the ordinal number for 11.
being one of 11 equal parts.
an eleventh part, especially of one (1/11).
the eleventh member of a series.
the fraction equal to one divided by 11 (1/11)
late 14c., eleventhe, superseding earlier ellefte (c.1300), enlefte (early 13c.), from Old English endleofta; see eleven + -th (1).
noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1795, that prohibited an individual from suing a state government in the federal courts.
- Eleventh chord
noun 1. a chord much used in jazz, consisting of a major or minor triad upon which are superimposed the seventh, ninth, and eleventh above the root
- Eleventh cranial nerve
eleventh cranial nerve e·lev·enth cranial nerve (ĭ-lěv’ənth) n. See accessory nerve.
noun 1. the last possible moment for doing something: to change plans at the eleventh hour. noun 1. The last minute: “The water bombers arrived at the eleventh hour — just in time to prevent the forest fire from engulfing the town.” The latest possible time, as in We turned in our report at the […]