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  • n. Plural form of eleventh.

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Examples

  • He gave me the music, and I saw that the chords were all things a six-fingered jazz player would have trouble reaching -- flatted-minor-seventh augmented this, and hinge-barred diminished-elevenths that, and that no way on Earth could I begin to do it, only, in the dream, I said, "Sure, no problem."

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  • When, after a month of labor, as many as nine-elevenths of the cast were often present at a rehearsal; when most of them had learned their parts and some of them spoke like human beings, Carol had a new shock in the realization that Guy Pollock and herself were very bad actors, and that Raymie Wutherspoon was a surprisingly good one.

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  • Dig the augmented elevenths that keyboard's layin' down.

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  • According to directions, one stick was laid across the other at a point two-elevenths of its length from the top.

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  • Two-elevenths of 5 feet is a little less than 11 inches, and so we fastened on the cross stick 11 inches from the upper end of the backbone.

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  • Under this supposition, one tenth of the population secures ten elevenths of the positions for which a higher education is required.

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  • Per cu.yd. Ten-elevenths cu.yd. pebbles at $1.085 $0.9864

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  • He took my place and giving the proper signal, the team or rather ten-elevenths of the team went through with the play, leaving Mac behind standing in his tracks.

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  • In Athens, the shadow is equal to three fourths of the length of the gnomon; at Rhodes to five sevenths; at Tarentum, to nine elevenths; at Alexandria, to three fifths; and so at other places it is found that the shadows of equinoctial gnomons are naturally different from one another.

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  • Sara at first thought she had said, "Run for your life," and had indeed taken two-elevenths of a step; but when she realized that the

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