Six"teenth` (?), a. [From Sixteen: cf. AS. sixteoa.]

1.

Sixth after the tenth; next in order after the fifteenth.

2.

Constituting or being one of sixteen equal parts into which anything is divided.

Sixteenth note Mus., the sixteenth part of a whole note; a semiquaver.

 

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Six"teenth`, n.

1.

The quotient of a unit divided by sixteen; one of sixteen equal parts of one whole.

2.

The next in order after the fifteenth; the sixth after the tenth.

3. Mus.

An interval comprising two octaves and a second.

Moore (Encyc. of Music.)

 

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