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Sixteenth meaning

sixteenth - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. Sixth after the tenth; next in order after the fifteenth.
  2. 2. Constituting or being one of sixteen equal parts into which anything is divided.
  3. 3. The quotient of a unit divided by sixteen; one of sixteen equal parts of one whole.
  4. 4. The next in order after the fifteenth; the sixth after the tenth.
  5. 5. An interval comprising two octaves and a second.
  6. 6. One of sixteen equal parts.
  7. 7. Ordinal of sixteen.

sixteenth - examples of usage

  1. " It was in my sixteenth summer," he continues, " that I really began to live. - "John Leech, His Life and Work. Vol. 1", William Powell Frith.
  2. At the end of the room are five suits of the second third of the sixteenth century. - "Authorised Guide to the Tower of London", W. J. Loftie.
  3. Sometimes he would touch his finger to the wall and think, Death is out there, only one- sixteenth of an inch away. - "The Nothing Equation", Tom Godwin.
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