Eleventh E*lev"enth, n. 1. The quotient of a unit divided by eleven; one of eleven equal parts. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mus.) The interval consisting of ten conjunct degrees; the interval made up of an octave and a fourth. [1913 Webster]

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  • eleventh — late 14c., eleventhe, superseding earlier ellefte (c.1300), enlefte (early 13c.), from O.E. endleofta; see ELEVEN (Cf. eleven) + TH (Cf. th) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Eleventh — In music or music theory an eleventh Audio|Perfect eleventh on C.mid|play is the note eleven scale degrees from the root of a chord and also the interval between the root and the eleventh.Since there are only seven degrees in a diatonic scale the …   Wikipedia

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  • eleventh — e|lev|enth [ ı levnθ ] number 1. ) in the place or position counted as number 11: my eleventh birthday 2. ) one of 11 equal parts of something the eleventh hour the last possible moment that you can do something, especially prevent something bad… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eleventh — /i lev euhnth/, adj. 1. next after the tenth; being the ordinal number for 11. 2. being one of 11 equal parts. n. 3. an eleventh part, esp. of one (1/11). 4. the eleventh member of a series. [bef. 1000; ME enleventh, enlefte, OE endlyfta (akin to …   Universalium

  • eleventh — [[t]ɪle̱v(ə)nθ[/t]] ♦♦ ORD The eleventh item in a series is the one that you count as number eleven. We were working on the eleventh floor …   English dictionary

  • eleventh — noun (C) 1 one of eleven equal parts of something 2 the eleventh hour the last moment before something important happens: War was averted at the eleventh hour …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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