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Definition of 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.
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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