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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

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
Donald Trump

Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.
Raymond Chandler

There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
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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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