Thirtieth
Thirtieth Thir"ti*eth, n. The quotient of a unit divided by thirty; one of thirty equal parts. [1913 Webster]

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  • Thirtieth — Thir ti*eth, a. [From {Thirty}: cf. AS. [thorn]r[=i]tig[=o][eth]a.] 1. Next in order after the twenty ninth; the tenth after the twentieth; the ordinal of thirty; as, the thirtieth day of the month. [1913 Webster] 2. Constituting or being one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thirtieth — [thʉrt′ē ith] adj. [< ME thrittythe < OE thritigotha: see THIRTY & TH2] 1. preceded by twenty nine others in a series; 30th 2. designating any of the thirty equal parts of something n. 1. the one following the twenty ninth …   English World dictionary

  • thirtieth — M.E. threttyth, from O.E. þritigoða; see THIRTY (Cf. thirty) + TH (Cf. th). Respelled 16c. to conform to new spelling of thirty …   Etymology dictionary

  • thirtieth — /therr tee ith/, adj. 1. next after the twenty ninth; being the ordinal number for 30. 2. being one of 30 equal parts. n. 3. a thirtieth part, esp. of one (1/30). 4. the thirtieth member of a series. [bef. 900; THIRTY + ETH2; r. ME thrittythe, OE …   Universalium

  • thirtieth — /ˈθɜtiəθ/ (say therteeuhth) adjective 1. next after the twenty ninth. 2. being one of thirty equal parts. –noun 3. a thirtieth part, especially of one (¹⁄₃₀). 4. the thirtieth member of a series. {Middle English thrittythe, from Old English} …   Australian English dictionary

  • thirtieth — 1. adjective /ˈθɜːtiəθ,ˈθɝtiəθ/ The ordinal form of the number thirty. 2. noun /ˈθɜːtiəθ,ˈθɝtiəθ/ a) The person or thing in the thirtieth position. b) One of thirty equal parts of a whole …   Wiktionary

  • thirtieth — thir|ti|eth [ θɜrtiəθ ] number 1. ) in the place or position counted as number 30: her thirtieth birthday 2. ) one of 30 equal parts of something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • thirtieth — [[t]θɜ͟ː(r)tiəθ[/t]] ♦♦ ORD The thirtieth item in a series is the one that you count as number thirty …   English dictionary

  • thirtieth — thir·ti·eth || θɜrtɪɪθ / θɜː n. number 30 in a series; thirtieth part of thirty equal parts, 1/30 adj. next after the twenty ninth; being one of 30 equal parts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thirtieth — UK [ˈθɜː(r)tɪəθ] / US [ˈθɜrtɪəθ] number 1) in the place or position counted as number 30 her thirtieth birthday 2) one of 30 equal parts of something …   English dictionary

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