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  Words related to third

Related / Similar Words: third base, third gear, one-third, tierce, 3rd, tertiary, thirdly

 

Definition:
  • the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near 3rd base; "he is playing third";
  • the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball; "he was cut down on a close play at third";
  • the third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle; "you shouldn''t try to start in third gear";
  • the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it; "a simple harmony written in major thirds";
  • one of three equal parts of a divisible whole; "it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement";
  • following the second position in an ordering or series; "a distant third"; "he answered the first question willingly, the second reluctantly, and the third with resentment";
  • coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position;
  • in the third place; "third we must consider unemployment";

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    Part Meronyms: car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar

     

    Member Meronyms: baseball team

     

    Language Translations:
    Breton: trede   Bulgarian: трети  
    Catalan: tercer   Danish: tredje  
    Dutch: derde   Esperanto: tria  
    Finnish: kolmas   French: troisième  
    Frisian: tredde   German: dritte  
    Icelandic: þriðji   Indonesian: ketiga  
    Interlingua: tertie   Irish: tríú (''abbreviation'' 3ú)  
    Italian: terzo   Japanese: 三番目  
    Latin: tertius.   Maltese: it-tilet  
    Polish: trzeci   Portuguese: terceiro  
    Romanian: al treilea   Russian: третий  
    Slovak: tretí   Spanish: tercero  
    Swedish: tredje   Turkish: üçüncü  
    Vietnamese: thứ ba   Welsh: trydydd (''abbreviation'' 3ydd)  
     
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