fifth fifth  /ˈfɪfθ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
  2. (n) position five in a countable series of things
  3. (n) one part in five equal parts
  4. (n) the musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it
  5. (adj) coming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position

Usage(s):

  • Our fifth annual list of the world's most influential people: leaders, thinkers, heroes, artists, scientists and more.

News

  1. Saks Fifth Avenue Unveils New Creative Campaign ‘LOOK’

    Saks Fifth Avenue introduces its new creative campaign, LOOK. The creative campaign focuses on the retailer’s reputation as a place of discovery, and will come to life through adve
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Fifth Ave. Business Improvement District seeks tax increase to pay for marketing, events

    Organizers of the Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District want to up the assessment rate on property owners to pay for events, marketing and a salary bump for its leader. What do city leaders and business owners think of the proposal?
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Naples Daily News

  3. Fifth-graders learn safety lessons

    SANDY CREEK — More than 450 fifth-grade students attended the 11th annual Oswego County Progressive Agriculture Safety Day on June 5 at the Oswego County Fairgrounds in Sandy Creek.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Palladium-Times

Quotes

  1. "It was definitely a great feeling, especially after those first few innings. ...... After the fifth I looked up and said 'Wow' there's no hits.'" Jackson said.
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Edwin Jackson Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "Character plays a big role," Martino said. "What can you say when (Oscar) Cardozo asks to kick the fifth penalty and he does it the way he did it?"
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Gerardo Martino Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  3. "It was [frustrating] because I had opportunities," he said. "I had a 15-foot eagle putt on four, and I make a par. I have a 5-iron into [the par-5 fifth], and I make a par. That was frustrating. But at the turn I was ...... even par for the...
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Phil Mickelson Source: News & Observer

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