: the harmonic combination of two tones a seventh apart
seventhadjective or adverb
the writer's seventh book
She finished seventh in the race.
Examples of seventh in a Sentence
Only about a seventh of the town voted for her.
Recent Examples on the WebThe defeat made Sacramento slip to seventh before jumping two spots with their blowout win over the Nuggets Friday.—Chris Biderman, Sacramento Bee, 12 Feb. 2024 Just a year ago, the Broncos were 15-17 and finished in a tie for seventh in the WCC.—Jeff Faraudo, The Mercury News, 3 Jan. 2024 The victory was the 77th of Johnson’s career, moving him into sole possession of seventh on NASCAR’s all-time list ahead of Dale Earnhardt.—David Scott, Charlotte Observer, 30 Jan. 2024 The seventh of the seven games served as a sadly apt bookend to the Houston loss.—Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Jan. 2024 The senior placed seventh at counties (16:30.80) and sixth at regionals (16:43.45).—Jacob Steinberg, Baltimore Sun, 17 Jan. 2024 The attack on the seventh of October by Hamas on Israel was horrific, brutal, violent, inexcusable.—Taylor Luck, The Christian Science Monitor, 1 Nov. 2023 Still trailing Butler remained fourth in fan voting among Eastern Conference frontcourt players in voting for All-Star Game starters in Thursday’s latest release of those numbers, with Adebayo dropping to seventh in that vote.—Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel, 11 Jan. 2024 The seventh was too grainy to tell. advertisement Related: Their baby died during his nap.—Eric Boodman, STAT, 4 Jan. 2024 See More
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