fifth

Definition:

(a.) Next in order after the fourth; -- the ordinal of five.

(a.) Consisting of one of five equal divisions of a thing.

(n.) The quotient of a unit divided by five; one of five equal parts; a fifth part.

(n.) The interval of three tones and a semitone, embracing five diatonic degrees of the scale; the dominant of any key.

Related Terms:

atonic, bracing, diatonic, domina, dominant, embracing, fourth, grees, interval, next, ney, ordinal, quotient, racing, rack, semitone, tonic

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