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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

When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win, second or third place is not enough.
Ayrton Senna

There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
Confucius

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

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

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
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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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