next after the sixteenth; being the ordinal number for 17.
being one of 17 equal parts.
a seventeenth part, especially of one (1/17).
the seventeenth member of a series.
coming after the sixteenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of seventeen: often written 17th
(as noun): the ship docks on the seventeenth
one of 17 approximately equal parts of something
(as modifier): a seventeenth part
the fraction equal to one divided by 17 (1/17)
noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1913, providing for the election of two U.S. senators from each state by popular vote and for a term of six years.
- Seventeen-year locust
[sev-uh n-teen-yeer] /ˈsɛv ənˈtinˌyɪər/ noun 1. a cicada, Magicicada septendecim, of the eastern U.S., having nymphs that live in the soil, usually emerging in great numbers after 17 years in the North or 13 years in the South. seventeen-year locust noun 1. an E North American cicada, Magicicada septendecim, appearing in great numbers at infrequent […]
adjective 1. next after the sixth; being the ordinal number for seven. 2. being one of seven equal parts. noun 3. a seventh part, especially of one (1/7). 4. the seventh member of a series. 5. Music. a tone on the seventh degree from a given tone (counted as the first). the interval between such […]
noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights, guaranteeing trial by jury.