[ UK /fˈɔːθ/ ]
[ US /ˈfɔɹθ/ ]
  1. coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude
    the quaternary period of geologic time extends from the end of the tertiary period to the present
  1. in the fourth place
    fourthly, you must pay the rent on the first of the month
  1. one of four equal parts
    a quarter of a pound
  2. following the third position; number four in a countable series
  3. the musical interval between one note and another four notes away from it
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How To Use fourth In A Sentence

  • This came out of an investigation he was carrying out into when a ternary quartic form could be represented as the sum of five fourth powers of linear forms.
  • But Sexton found Nicks for an easy 31-yard score on fourth down with 4: 11 left to seal it, and Nicks set the receiving record with a 22-yard catch a little later from T.J. Yates, making his first appearance in relief from a broken ankle suffered in September against Virginia Tech. Newspaper Home Delivery - Subscribe Today
  • Wells was stuffed on a pitchout on fourth-and-one from the Houston 45.
  • LONDON, February 4/PRNewswire-FirstCall/-- The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc ( "RDS") today announced an interim dividend in respect of the fourth quarter of 2009 of US$0. 42 per A and B ordinary share, an increase of 5% over the US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year. The Earth Times Online Newspaper
  • Fourthly, pay more attention to databank construction, take communication and cooperation seriously.
  • It was here that the Gaelic tongue first arrived in the fourth century - and with it came that form of the stick game which has evolved into the modern sport of shinty.
  • I might have understood how clumsy I was, when I was rearing my children in the most utter idleness and luxury, to reform other people and their children, who were perishing from idleness in what I called the den of the Rzhanoff house, where, nevertheless, three-fourths of the people toil for themselves and for others. What to Do?
  • The flat fourth story is crowned by an emphatic cornice, above which is a tall mansard roof sheltering two more stories.
  • This was their fourth defeat in a row and leaves them mired in the bottom three. Times, Sunday Times
  • The company reported strong profit margins in its fourth quarter results, although revenues were below expectations.
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