a cardinal number, five plus one.
a symbol for this number, as 6 or VI.
a set of this many persons or things.
a playing card, die face, or half of a domino face with six pips.
Cricket. a hit in which the ball crosses the boundary line of the field without a bounce, counting six runs for the batsman.
Compare boundary (def 3).
an automobile powered by a six-cylinder engine.
a six-cylinder engine.
amounting to six in number.
at sixes and sevens,
in disorder or confusion.
in disagreement or dispute.
a leader of a Brownie Guide or Cub Scout six
the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one See also number (sense 1)
a numeral, 6, VI, etc, representing this number
something representing, represented by, or consisting of six units, such as a playing card with six symbols on it
Also called six o’clock. six hours after noon or midnight
(cricket) Also called sixer
a stroke in which the ball crosses the boundary without bouncing
the six runs scored for such a stroke
a division of a Brownie Guide or Cub Scout pack
at sixes and sevens
in a state of confusion
(informal) knock someone for six, to upset or overwhelm someone completely; stun
six of one and half a dozen of the other, six and two threes, a situation in which the alternatives are considered equivalent
amounting to six: six nations
(as pronoun): set the table for six
Les Six (le). a group of six young composers in France, who from about 1916 formed a temporary association as a result of interest in neoclassicism and in the music of Satie and the poetry of Cocteau. Its members were Darius Milhaud, Arthur Honegger, Francis Poulenc, Georges Auric, Louis Durey, and Germaine Tailleferre
sit up and take notice
- Six-eight time
noun 1. (music) a form of compound duple time in which there are six quaver beats to the bar, indicated by the time signature time68 Often shortened to six-eight
- Six-Day War
noun 1. a war fought in June, 1967, between Israel and the neighboring states of Egypt, Jordan, and Syria, in which Israel captured large tracts of Arab territory. Six-Day War definition A war fought in 1967 by Israel on one side and Egypt, Syria, and Jordan on the other. Israel, victorious, took over the Golan […]
abbreviation (in the US) 1. Supreme Judicial Court SJC San Jose [CA] International Airport
1. Doctor of Juridical Science. abbreviation 1. Doctor of Juridical Science SJD Latin Scientiae Juridicae Doctor (Doctor of Juridical Science)