Pronunciation: (siksth), [key]
1. next after the fifth; being the ordinal number for six.
2. being one of six equal parts.
1. a sixth part, esp. of one (1/6).
2. the sixth member of a series.
a. a tone on the sixth degree from a given tone (counted as a first).
b. the interval between such tones.
c. the harmonic combination of such tones.
in the sixth place; sixthly.
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