Examples of sixth in a Sentence
Only about a sixth of the town voted for her.
Recent Examples of sixth from the Web
As of April, less than one-sixth of homes in Houston's Harris County had federal coverage, according to Aon.
For starters, the ChampBoat vehicles weight about 1,150 pounds, or a sixth of a standard hydroplane.
While the omission may prove annoying for iPhone users in Beijing, Apple only has around a sixth of the smartphone market in China.
Secret bill-writing continued until even after floor debate had already begun — meaning that senators were asked to vote on the fly for proposals affecting one-sixth of the economy.
STR/GettyImages This game will be Inter's sixth of pre-season so far after already facing Lyon and Bayern in ICC fixtures, as well as an exhibition against Schalke in China and two other warm-ups in Austria.
Andrus’ two-out single in the sixth scored Carlos Gomez and Napoli to increase the lead to 7-3.
Quinn Brodey's one-out RBI single in the sixth broke the string and also gave Brooklyn a 1-0 lead.
So if the forces of Washington seem arrayed against him—not to mention the sheer complexity of a bill that would upend one-sixth of the U.S. economy—Republicans are taking solace from that ironclad Washington adage.
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First Known Use of sixth
SIXTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sixth for English Language Learners
: the number six in a series
: one of six equal parts of something
SIXTH Defined for Kids
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