HyperDic: tierce

English > 3 senses of the word tierce:
NOUNtimetierce, tercethe third canonical hour
quantitytierce, three, 3, III, trio, threesome, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-acethe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
quantitytierce, one-third, thirdone of three equal parts of a divisible whole
tierce > pronunciation
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RhymesPeirce
English > tierce: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe third canonical hour; about 9 a.m..
Synonymterce
Broadercanonical hour(Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer
Spanishtercia
Catalantèrcia
English > tierce: 3 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningThe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one.
Synonymsthree, 3, III, trio, threesome, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace
Broaderdigit, figureOne of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
Spanish3, terceto, ternion, tres, trey, trío, troika
Catalan3, tercer, tercet, ternion, tres, trey, trio, troica
English > tierce: 3 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningOne of three equal parts of a divisible whole.
Synonymsone-third, third
Broadercommon fraction, simple fractionThe quotient of two integers
Spanishtercera, tercera parte, tercio
Catalantercera, terç

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