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Definition of "thirds" []

  • Plural form of third. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of third. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "thirds" in a sentence
  • "The first movement's Impressionistic landscape featured a piquant, upward soaring melody with a series of falling thirds from a protagonist oboe, flitting above a feather-bed of sustained string harmonies and bass piano, and punctuated with a walking-like figuration in the piano's treble register, all becoming more urgent toward its close."
  • "Fold the dough in thirds as if folding a letter, turn it 45 degrees, and again run it through the thickest setting."
  • "Even if we approved it roughly in thirds, with the best ideas passed this month and the other 2/3 held for more substantive deliberation and analysis, to be passed in each subsequent month."