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Definition of Fourth

  • Next in order after the third; the ordinal of four.
  • Forming one of four equal parts into which anything may be divided.
  • One of four equal parts into which one whole may be divided; the quotient of a unit divided by four.
  • The interval of two tones and a semitone, embracing four diatonic degrees of the scale; the subdominant of any key.
  • One coming next in order after the third.
  • the musical interval between one note and another four notes away from it
  • one of four equal parts
  • following the third position; number four in a countable series
  • in the fourth place

How to use fourth in a sentence. Fourth pronunciation.

But the reader will perceive by the above extract, that in Humboldt from one fourth to nearly half the mass was silver!
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In one of these were some good dates, in another gleamed some white meal, a third was half full of sesame-oil, and a fourth held some salt.
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According to the fourth evangelist, Jesus bore the cross without assistance the whole distance to the place crucifixion (John xix, 16-18).
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The fourth arrival, Mr. Dunnill, was older and less affable.
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Again: "I have just finished reading the fourth volume.
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The fourth went by, and we began to think he had absconded.
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His reply was in substance as follows: "When standing on a stoop on the corner of Fourth and Congress streets, cogitating which way I should go, I was impressed by a voice within which directed my course to the Conference Room.
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By the grace of God, I will give one fourth of the net profits of my business to charitable and religious uses.
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To escape these oppressive thanks, Nancy did her best never to be alone with the poor lady; but a _tete-a-tete_ was occasionally unavoidable, as, for instance, on the third or fourth day after their arrival, when Mrs. Morgan had begged Nancy's company for a walk on the Den, whilst Jessica wrote letters.
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The evening of the fourth, between eight and nine o'clock, found Nancy at the door of the house which her thoughts had a thousand times visited.
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A stranger, even a specialist in the matter, might have doubted whether the fourth decade lay more than a month or two behind her.
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She expected a letter very soon, but on the fourth evening Tarrant's fingers tapped at the window-pane.
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And Hamlet, who does not dream of apologizing for the three murders he commits, is always apologizing because he has not yet committed a fourth, and finds, to his great bewilderment, that he does not want to commit it.
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Instead of leaving him a fortune, he left him only embarrassments, for he was three fourths ruined.
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It is bad to be a slave or a hypocrite, as are three fourths of the world.
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At last, after the fourth act, he went to visit her in her box, where he found her alone, the General having descended to the parterre for a few moments.
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I wept just now during that magnificent fourth act.
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The fourth day after their interview he did not go to her house.
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Camors himself, three fourths of the time, would bring him in before going out in the evening.
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The plan was, upon the first alarm, to bring the two leading guns into battery upon the road, with the fourth gun ready to be opened to either flank, while the gun crew of the third gun, which formed the advance guard, were to act as infantry support to the battery.
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Examples of Fourth

Example #1
That is to say, every one hundred pounds of the ore had from two hundred dollars up to about three hundred and fifty in it.
Example #2
Gold Hill ore yielded from $100 to $400 to the ton; but the usual yield was only $20 to $40 per ton-that is to say, each hundred pounds of ore yielded from one dollar to two dollars.
Example #3
He found it after a short search, and in it, to his great joy, a well preserved bed of dried plants, which he soon shook up and relaid, a hearth, and wood proper for producing fire by friction, a water-jar, and in a cellar-like hole, whose opening was covered with stones and so concealed from any but a practised eye, there were some cakes of hard bread, and several pots.
Example #4
He hastened down to the spring with quick steps; close to it was the abandoned cave which he had counted on inhabiting instead of his former dwelling.
Example #5
In not one of the four narratives is there so much as a hint that he fainted under the burden.
Example #6
According to the three synoptic gospels the cross was borne not by Christ, but by Simon, a Cyrenian (see Matthew xxvii, 32; Mark xv, 2 1; Luke xxiii, 26).