Pronunciation: (nīnth), [key]
1. next after the eighth; being the ordinal number for nine.
2. being one of nine equal parts.
1. a ninth part, esp. of one (1/9).
2. the ninth member of a series.
a. a tone distant from another tone by an interval of an octave and a second.
b. the interval between such tones.
c. harmonic combination of such tones.
in the ninth place.
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