Sixth can refer to:
- The ordinal form of the number six
- Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
- A keg of beer equal to 5 U.S. gallons or 1/6 barrel of beer.
- A fraction, such as 1/6
Other articles related to "sixth":
... Interval Major sixth Minor sixth The submediant, and the chord built on the submediant, is often simply called the sixth as it is the sixth scale degree ... The note of a chord forming the interval of a sixth with the chord's root, such as in the chords G6 or G6 added 9, is known as the sixth of the chord ...
... In music, the sixth factor of a chord is the note or pitch six scale degrees above the root or tonal center (see sixth chord) ... When the sixth is the bass note, or lowest note, of the expressed chord, the chord is in third inversion Play ... Conventionally, the sixth is third in importance to the root, fifth, and third, being an added tone ...
... Bournemouth School has a sixth form with both pupils who attended the lower years and a number of pupils from surrounding schools ... The sixth form year groups are larger in size than the lower years ...
Famous quotes containing the word sixth:
“Thou shalt not kill.”
—Bible: Hebrew Exodus, 20:13.
The sixth commandment.
“The sixth age shifts
Into the lean and slippered pantaloon,
With spectacles on nose, and pouch on side,
His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide
For his shrunk shank, and his big manly voice,
Turning again toward childish treble, pipes
And whistles in his sound.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“The sixth day of Christmas,
My true love sent to me
Six geese a-laying,”
—Unknown. The Twelve Days of Christmas (l. 2628)