next after ninth; being the ordinal number for ten.
being one of ten equal parts.
one of ten equal parts, especially of one (1/10).
the member of a series preceding the eleventh and following the ninth.
a tone distant from another tone by an interval of an octave and a third.
the interval between such tones.
the harmonic combination of such tones.
Also called tenth’s place. (in decimal notation) the position of the first digit to the right of the decimal point.
in the tenth place; tenthly.
coming after the ninth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of ten: often written 10th
(as noun): see you on the tenth, tenth in line
one of 10 approximately equal parts of something
(as modifier): a tenth part
one of 10 equal divisions of a particular measurement, etc: decibel, related prefix deci-
the fraction equal to one divided by ten (1/10)
an interval of one octave plus a third
one of two notes constituting such an interval in relation to the other
Also tenthly. after the ninth person, position, event, etc
Also tenthly. as the 10th point: linking what follows with the previous statements, as in a speech or argument
noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights, guaranteeing to the states and the people those rights that are not delegated to the federal government by the Constitution.
noun 1. “Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour’s”: tenth of the Ten Commandments.
- Tenth cranial nerve
tenth cranial nerve n. See vagus nerve.
- Tenth deal
i.e., the tenth part of an ephah (as in the R.V.), equal to an omer or six pints. The recovered leper, to complete his purification, was required to bring a trespass, a sin, and a burnt offering, and to present a meal offering, a tenth deal or an omer of flour for each, with oil […]