Tenth can mean:
- 10th, an ordinal number; as in the item in an order ten places from the beginning, following the ninth and preceding the eleventh.
- 1/10, a fraction, one part of a unit divided equally into ten parts. It is written 0.1 in decimal notation.
- the SI prefix deci-
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Other articles related to "tenth":
... Dashami is the Sanskrit word for "ten", and is the tenth day in the lunar fortnight (Paksha) of the Hindu calendar ... Each month has two Dashami days, being the tenth day of the "bright" (Shukla) and of the "dark" (Krishna) fortnights respectively ... Thus Dashami occurs on the tenth and the twenty-fifth day of each month ...
... The Tenth National Bank was an American bank that existed in the 19th Century ... The Tenth National Bank was also "Gould's primary vehicle to finance his move to establish a gold corner," leading up to Black Friday (1869) ...
... (music), major or minor, (that is, gap) between the root and the tenth note, a compound major or minor third an octave (seven scale degrees) plus a third ... The chord (music) created by the root and the tenth (note) ...
Famous quotes containing the word tenth:
“They say all lovers swear more performance than they are able, and yet reserve an ability that they never perform; vowing more than the perfection of ten, and discharging less than the tenth part of one.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“In his tenth July some instinct
taught him to arm the waiting wave,
a giant where its mouth hung open.
He rode on the lip that buoyed him there
and buckled him under.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“Coming out, all the way out, is offered more and more as the political solution to our oppression. The argument goes that, if people could see just how many of us there are, some in very important places, the negative stereotype would vanish overnight. ...It is far more realistic to suppose that, if the tenth of the population that is gay became visible tomorrow, the panic of the majority of people would inspire repressive legislation of a sort that would shock even the pessimists among us.”
—Jane Rule (b. 1931)