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meanings of third


  1. A third-class degree, awarded to the lowest achievers in an honours degree programme.
  2. One of three equal parts of a whole.
  3. An interval consisting of the first and third notes in a scale.
  4. One sixtieth of a second, i.e., the third in a series of fractional parts in a sexagesimal number system. Also formerly known as a tierce.
  5. Third base.
  6. A handicap of one stroke every third hole.
  7. The person or thing in the third position.
  8. The third gear of a gearbox.


  1. To agree with a proposition or statement after it has already been seconded.
  2. To divide into three equal parts.


  1. The ordinal form of the cardinal number three; Coming after the second.

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