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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sixteenth  \Six"teenth`\,  a.  [From  {Sixteen}:  cf  AS 
  sixte['o]?a.] 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sixteenth  \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.) 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sixteenth 
  adj  :  coming  next  after  the  fifteenth  in  position  [syn:  {16th}] 
  n  :  position  16  is  a  countable  series  of  things 




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