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Definition of Third

Third

  1. Next after the second; coming after two others; -- the ordinal of three; as, the third hour in the day.
  2. Constituting or being one of three equal parts into which anything is divided; as, the third part of a day.
  3. The quotient of a unit divided by three; one of three equal parts into which anything is divided.
  4. The sixtieth part of a second of time.
  5. The third tone of the scale; the mediant.
  6. The third part of the estate of a deceased husband, which, by some local laws, the widow is entitled to enjoy during her life.

Third Quotations

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Confucius

If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
Winston Churchill

I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty.
Summer Altice

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Arthur Schopenhauer

If you will have a person enslaved, the first thing you must do is convince yourself that the person is subhuman. The second thing you have to do is convince your allies so you'll have some help, and the third and probably unkindest cut of all is to convince that person that he or she is subhuman and deserves it.
Maya Angelou
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Third Translations

third in Afrikaans is derde
third in Danish is tredje
third in Dutch is derde
third in Finnish is kolmas
third in German is dritter, dritte, dritte, Dritte, Drittel
third in Italian is terza, terzo, terzo
third in Latin is tertius
third in Norwegian is tredje
third in Portuguese is terceiro
third in Spanish is tercero, tercio
third in Swedish is tredje

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