1. The quotient of a unit divided by nineteen; one of nineteen equal parts of anything.
2. The next in order after the eighteenth.
3. (Mus.) An interval of two octaves and a fifth.
1. Next in order after the eighty-ninth.
2. Constituting or being one of ninety equal parts.
1. The quotient of a unit divided by ninety; one of ninety equal parts of anything.
2. The next in order after the eighty- ninth.
(Nine"ty) a. [See Nine, and cf. Forty.] Nine times ten; eighty-nine and one more; as, ninety
(Nine"ty), n.; pl. Nineties
1. The sum of nine times ten; the number greater by a unit than eighty-nine; ninety units or objects.
2. A symbol representing ninety units, as 90 or xc.
(Nin"ny) n.; pl. Ninnies [Cf. It. ninno, ninna, a baby, Sp. niño, niña, child, infant, It. ninna,
ninna nanna, lullably, prob. fr. ni, na, as used in singing a child to sleep.] A fool; a simpleton. Shak.
(Nin"ny*ham`mer) n. A simpleton; a silly person. [Colloq.] Addison.
(Ninth) a. [From Nine; cf. AS. nigoða.]
1. Following the eight and preceding the tenth; coming after eight others.
2. Constituting or being one of nine equal parts into which anything is divided.
1. The quotient of one divided by nine; one of nine equal parts of a thing; the next after the eighth.
2. (Mus.) (a) An interval containing an octave and a second. (b) A chord of the dominant seventh
with the ninth added.
(Ninth"ly), adv. In the ninth place.