Found 3 items, similar to third.
English → Indonesian
English → English
adj 1: coming next after the second and just before the fourth in
position [syn: 3rd
2: being one of three equal parts; “a third share of the money”
adv : in the third place; “third we must consider unemployment”
n 1: one of three equal parts of a divisible whole; “it contains
approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement”
2: the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who
is stationed near 3rd base; “he is playing third”
[syn: third base
3: following the second position in an ordering or series; “a
; “he answered the first question willingly,
the second reluctantly, and the third with resentment”
4: the musical interval between one note and another three
notes away from it; “a simple harmony written in major
5: the third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box
of a motor vehicle; “you shouldn't try to start in third
[syn: third gear
6: the base that must be touched third by a base runner in
baseball; “he was cut down on a close play at third”
English → English
(th[~e]rd), a. [OE. thirde, AS. [thorn]ridda, fr.
[thorn]r[=i], [thorn]re['o], three; akin to D. derde third,
G. dritte, Icel. [thorn]ri[eth]i, Goth. [thorn]ridja, L.
tertius, Gr. tri`tos, Skr. t[.r]t[=i]ya. See Three
, and cf.
a jurisdiction, Tierce
1. Next after the second; coming after two others; -- the
ordinal of three; as, the third hour in the day. “The
2. Constituting or being one of three equal parts into which
anything is divided; as, the third part of a day.
(a) In England, the commons, or the commonalty, who are
represented in Parliament by the House of Commons.
(b) In France, the tiers ['e]tat. See Tiers ['e]tat
(R. C. Ch.), an order attached to a monastic
order, and comprising men and women devoted to a rule of
pious living, called the third rule, by a simple vow if
they remain seculars, and by more solemn vows if they
become regulars. See Tertiary
, n., 1.
(Gram.), the person spoken of. See Person
. (Mus.) See Third
, n., 3.
1. The quotient of a unit divided by three; one of three
equal parts into which anything is divided.
2. The sixtieth part of a second of time.
3. (Mus.) The third tone of the scale; the mediant.
4. pl. (Law) The third part of the estate of a deceased
husband, which, by some local laws, the widow is entitled
to enjoy during her life.
(Mus.), an interval of two tones.
(Mus.), an interval of a tone and a half.