Tenth

Definition of Tenth

a.1.Next in order after the ninth; coming after nine others.
2.Constituting or being one of ten equal parts into which anything is divided.
n.1.The next in order after the ninth; one coming after nine others.
2.The quotient of a unit divided by ten; one of ten equal parts into which anything is divided.
3.The tenth part of annual produce, income, increase, or the like; a tithe.
4.(Mus.) The interval between any tone and the tone represented on the tenth degree of the staff above it, as between one of the scale and three of the octave above; the octave of the third.
5.(Eng. Law) A temporary aid issuing out of personal property, and granted to the king by Parliament; formerly, the real tenth part of all the movables belonging to the subject.

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