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Definition of the noun fifteenth

What does fifteenth mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: fifteenths

  1. position 15 in a countable series of things
    • lexical domain: Relations - nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas
    • more generic word: rank = relative status

Alternative definition of the noun fifteenth


  1. The person or thing in the fifteenth position.
  2. One of fifteen equal parts of a whole.

Definition of the adjective fifteenth

What does fifteenth mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. coming next after the fourteenth and just before the sixteenth in position

Alternative definition of the adjective fifteenth


  1. The ordinal form of the number fifteen.


Fifteenth: In music, a fifteenth or double octave, abbreviated 15ᵐᵃ, is the interval between one musical note and another with one-quarter the wavelength or quadruple the frequency. The fourth harmonic, it is two octaves. It is referred to as a fifteenth because, in the diatonic scale, there are 15 notes between them if one counts both ends. Two octaves do not make a sixteenth, but a fifteenth. In other contexts, the term two octaves is likely to be used.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of U.S. campaigns, elections, and electoral behavior (2008)

A-M by Kenneth F. Warren

Fifteenth. Amendment. The FiFTeenTh amenDmenT, ratified in 1870, prohibits the denial of the vote “on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude .” The congressional framers intended for this amendment to have a ...

Google previewCentennial Encyclopedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (1916)

by John Russell Hawkins

Steady; Fourteenth District, ; Fifteenth District, Rev. J. W'. Sanders. Board of Educati0n—Bishop \V. D. Chappelle, president: First District, Rev. H. P. Anderson ; Second District, Rev. K. C. Holt; Third District, Rev. W. H. H. Butler; Fourth ...

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Small photo of ancient door of old city exterior wal of Penaranda de Duero village, landmark and public monument from fifteenth century, in Burgos, Castile and Leon, Spain, EuropeSmall photo of Aerial view of the fortified village Naarden Vesting, Holland, after a snow shower. The town has a star shaped pattern. Star fortifications were developed in the late fifteenth centuries.Small photo of Little Shambles, York/England - December 25, 2015: The famous narrow medieval street of The Shambles in Old Town York, Many of the buildings here date back to the fourteenth and fifteenth century.Small photo of Aerial view of the fortified village Naarden Vesting, Holland, after a snow shower. The town has a star shaped pattern. Star fortifications were developed in the late fifteenth centuries.Small photo of DEJ, ROMANIA - APRIL 30, 2018: Nice spring view of Bobalna Square with the Reformed Church (built in the early fifteenth century) and the Great Union Monument by sculptor Alexandru Lupu.Small photo of Prague fifteenth of July 2017, Love lock on a bridge. Love couples declare their love by locking custom engraved names on a lock on a bridge.Small photo of Numbers on August 15th. or fifteenth. Concept:Calendar. date of the year. date and time,Work schedule ,Deadline, Important day, anniversary, holiday, Diary More...

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Fifteenth Meaning

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And the fifteenth century was an impassioned age, so ardent and serious in its pursuit of art that it consecrated everything with which art had to ad as a religious object. (Walter Pater)
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Scrabble value of F4I1F4T1E1E1N1T1H4

The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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