sixtieth
adjective or noun see sixty

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  • sixtieth — [siks′tē ith] adj. [ME sixtithe < OE sixteogotha < sixtig: see SIXTY & TH2] 1. preceded by fifty nine others in a series; 60th 2. designating any of the sixty equal parts of something n. 1. the one following the fifty ninth …   English World dictionary

  • Sixtieth — Six ti*eth, a. [As. sixtiogo[eth]a, sixtigo[eth]a.] 1. Next in order after the fifty ninth. [1913 Webster] 2. Constituting or being one one of sixty equal parts into which anything is divided. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sixtieth — Six ti*eth, n. 1. The quotient of a unit divided by sixty; one of sixty equal parts forming a whole. [1913 Webster] 2. The next in order after the fifty ninth; the tenth after the fiftieth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sixtieth — [[t]sɪ̱kstiəθ[/t]] ♦♦ sixtieths 1) ORD The sixtieth item in a series is the one that you count as number sixty. He is to retire on his sixtieth birthday. 2) FRACTION A sixtieth is one of sixty equal parts of something …   English dictionary

  • sixtieth — /siks tee ith/, adj. 1. next after the fifty ninth; being the ordinal number for 60. 2. being one of 60 equal parts. n. 3. a sixtieth part, esp. of one (1/60). 4. the sixtieth member of a series. [bef. 1000; ME sixtithe, sixtiaghte, OE… …   Universalium

  • sixtieth — /ˈsɪkstiəθ/ (say siksteeuhth) adjective 1. next after the fifty ninth. 2. being one of sixty equal parts. –noun 3. a sixtieth part, especially of one (¹⁄₆₀). 4. the sixtieth member of a series. {sixt(y) + i 2 + th2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sixtieth — 1. adjective /ˈsɪkstiəθ/ The ordinal form of the number sixty. 2. noun /ˈsɪkstiəθ/ a) The person or thing in the sixtieth position. b) One of sixty equal parts of a whole …   Wiktionary

  • sixtieth — six|ti|eth [ sıkstiəθ ] number in the place or position counted as number 60: her sixtieth birthday a. one of 60 equal parts of something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sixtieth — UK [ˈsɪkstɪəθ] / US number a) in the place or position counted as number 60 her sixtieth birthday b) one of 60 equal parts of something …   English dictionary

  • sixtieth — sixty ► CARDINAL NUMBER (pl. sixties) ▪ ten more than fifty; 60. (Roman numeral: lx or LX.) DERIVATIVES sixtieth ordinal number …   English terms dictionary

  • sixtieth — I noun 1. position 60 in a countable series of things • Hypernyms: ↑rank 2. one part in sixty equal parts • Syn: ↑one sixtieth • Hypernyms: ↑common fraction, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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