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Definitions of third:
  • noun:   the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it
    Example: "A simple harmony written in major thirds"
  • noun:   following the second position in an ordering or series
    Example: "A distant third"
  • noun:   the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near 3rd base
    Example: "He is playing third"
  • noun:   the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball
    Example: "He was cut down on a close play at third"
  • noun:   the third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle
    Example: "You shouldn't try to start in third gear"
  • noun:   one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    Example: "It contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement"
  • adjective:   coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
  • adverb:   in the third place
    Example: "Third we must consider unemployment"

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