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Definition of Third

Third
Third Third, n. 1. The quotient of a unit divided by three; one of three equal parts into which anything is divided. 2. The sixtieth part of a second of time. 3. (Mus.) The third tone of the scale; the mediant. 4. pl. (Law) The third part of the estate of a deceased husband, which, by some local laws, the widow is entitled to enjoy during her life. Major third (Mus.), an interval of two tones. Minor third (Mus.), an interval of a tone and a half.

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- major third, a third spanning four semitones minor third, a third encomp****ing three half steps, or semitones neutral third, wider than a minor third but...
- In present-day English, the term Third World is used in reference to "the developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America". The term usually suggests...
- The Third Position or Third Alternative is a political position that emphasizes opposition to both communism and capitalism. Advocates of Third Position...
- In politics, the Third Way is a position akin to centrism that tries to reconcile right-wing and left-wing politics by advocating a varying synthesis...
- A third baseman, abbreviated 3B, is the player in baseball whose responsibility is to defend the area nearest to third base — the third of four bases...
- In relation to religious orders, a third order is an ****ociation of persons who live according to the ideals and spirit of a Catholic, Anglican, or Lutheran...
- ( Play (help·info)) is a third spanning four semitones. Along with the minor third, the major third is one of two commonly occurring thirds. It is qualified as...
- Third-Worldism is a political concept and ideology that emerged in the late 1940s or early 1950s during the Cold War and tried to generate unity among...
- A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between...
- Third party may refer to: Third party (politics), party other than one of the two dominant ones in a two-party political system Third party (Canada)...