Meaning of third

Definition of third

(adj) coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
(adv) in the third place; "third we must consider unemployment"
(noun) one of three equal parts of a divisible whole; "it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement"
the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate); "he is playing third"
following the second position in an ordering or series; "a distant third"; "he answered the first question willingly, the second reluctantly, and the third with resentment"
the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it; "a simple harmony written in major thirds"
the third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle; "you shouldn't try to start in third gear"
the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball; "he was cut down on a close play at third"

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