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Definition of Ninth


  1. Following the eight and preceding the tenth; coming after eight others.
  2. Constituting or being one of nine equal parts into which anything is divided.
  3. The quotient of one divided by nine; one of nine equal parts of a thing; the next after the eighth.
  4. An interval containing an octave and a second.
  5. A chord of the dominant seventh with the ninth added.

Ninth Quotations

If a writer knows enough about what he is writing about, he may omit things that he knows. The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only one ninth of it being above water.
Ernest Hemingway

Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.
Alexander Pope

It's never over. You don't want to be in the position to be down four runs in the ninth inning, but it's not over until the last out.
Derek Jeter

Everything will pass, and the world will perish but the Ninth Symphony will remain.
Mikhail Bakunin

When I came up to bat with three men on and two outs in the ninth, I looked in the other team's dugout and they were already in street clothes.
Bob Uecker
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Ninth Translations

ninth in Danish is niende
ninth in Dutch is negende
ninth in German is neuntes, neunte, neunte
ninth in Latin is nonus
ninth in Norwegian is niende
ninth in Portuguese is nono
ninth in Spanish is noveno
ninth in Swedish is nionde

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