[fawr-teenth, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˈtinθ, ˈfoʊr-/
next after the thirteenth; being the ordinal number for 14.
being one of 14 equal parts.
a fourteenth part, especially of one (1/14).
the fourteenth member of a series.
the fraction equal to one divided by 14 (1/14)
c.1300, by influence of fourteen, replacing or modifying fourtende, fowrtethe, from Old English feowerteoða, Old Norse *feowertandi (see fourteen) + -th (1). Cf. Dutch veertiende, German vierzehnte.
noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1868, defining national citizenship and forbidding the states to restrict the basic rights of citizens or other persons. An amendment to the United States Constitution, adopted in 1868. It was primarily concerned with details of reintegrating the southern states after the Civil War and defining […]
[fawrth, fohrth] /fɔrθ, foʊrθ/ adjective 1. next after the third; being the ordinal number for four. 2. being one of four equal parts. 3. Automotive. of, relating to, or operating at the gear transmission ratio at which the drive shaft speed is greater than that of third gear for a given engine crankshaft speed, but […]
noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights, prohibiting unlawful search and seizure of personal property.
[fawrth-klas, -klahs, fohrth-] /ˈfɔrθˈklæs, -ˈklɑs, ˈfoʊrθ-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or designated as a class next below third, as for mailing, shipping, etc. adverb 2. as fourth-class matter; by fourth-class mail: Send it fourth-class. noun 1. (in the U.S. Postal Service) the class of mail consisting of merchandise weighing one pound or more, including […]