a chord formed by the superposition of three thirds.
(music) a chord consisting of a triad with a seventh added above the root See dominant seventh chord, diminished seventh chord, major seventh chord, minor seventh chord
noun 1. “Thou shalt not commit adultery”: seventh of the Ten Commandments.
- Seventh cranial nerve
seventh cranial nerve sev·enth cranial nerve (sěv’ənth) n. See facial nerve.
adjective 1. designating certain Christian denominations that make Saturday their chief day of rest and religious observance: Seventh-Day Adventists.
- Seventh-Day Adventist
noun 1. See example at Seventh-Day. Seventh-Day Adventist noun 1. (Protestant theol) a member of that branch of the Adventists which constituted itself as a separate body after the expected Second Coming of Christ failed to be realized in 1844. They are strongly Protestant, believe that Christ’s coming is imminent, and observe Saturday instead of […]