plural tenths \ˈten(t)s, ˈten(t)ths\
a : a musical interval embracing an octave and a third
b : the tone at this interval
— tenth adjective or adverb
Examples of TENTH
- He was tenth in line.
- He traded stocks for one tenth their face value.
- I only paid a tenth of what you did for that jacket.
First Known Use of TENTH
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