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fourth

(fôrth)
adj.
1. Coming after third, as in order, place, rank, time, or quality.
2. Being the digit that is next to and on the outermost side of the third digit, as on a foot.

fourth n.
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[GREEK TEXT OMITTED] The relations between the inclusive count of days from one fit to the next, and the exclusive count of the first fit and the intervening days,(19) are the ratios respectively of the octave and its fundamental divisions the perfect fifth and perfect fourth, being hence described as consonant even though
The next two measures transpose the basic idea up a perfect fourth. While a typical sentence has a continuation lasting four measures, this one lasts for seven.
The second line of chords are constructed in perfect fourths in the right hand down from the root.
Additionally he is a pioneer of a new Perfect Fourths tuning system for guitarists.
The study explained that the bird also favored to sing perfect consonances (octaves, perfect fifths, and perfect fourths) over imperfect consonances leading to some passages which may sound to human listeners as if they are structured around a tonal center.