6th

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj 6th coming next after the fifth and just before the seventh in position
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Usage

In literature:

The date was the 6th.
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell
On the 6th July, the expedition reached the foot of the Rocky Mountains.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
On the 6th we sailed for Macao, which is too well known to require any description here.
"Borneo and the Indian Archipelago" by Frank S. Marryat
He became a member of the French Academy in 1868, and died at Marseilles on the 6th of March 1877.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
The fortress was finally stormed on the 6th of April 1812, by the British under Lord Wellington, and carried with terrible loss.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
But it was not till the 6th of August that the rate was reduced to 8%.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
The first units, twenty companies of the Army Service Corps, were embarked on the 6th of October.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
It was the 6th of November, 1793, ten months after Louis XVI.
"Louis Philippe" by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
The campaign of 1811 commenced on the 6th of March, by the retreat of the enemy from Santarem.
"Adventures in the Rifle Brigade, in the Peninsula, France, and the Netherlands" by Captain J. Kincaid
The camp at Berville was invested in September, and on the 6th of October it was compelled to capitulate.
"The History of the First West India Regiment" by A. B. Ellis
The Jeannette stuck fast in the ice on September 6th, 1879, in 71 deg.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
St Mary Diaconissa (Kalender Jamissi) is a fine specimen of the work of the closing years of the 6th century.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 2" by Various
Gen. John E. Le Jeune; 5th and 6th Regiments; 6th Machine Gun Battalion.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
On the 6th, Colonel Morgan reached Sparta, Tennessee, and remained there until the 9th.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
It was the 6th of July and we were to be married on the 8th.
"Waterloo" by Émile Erckmann
The 6th Phalanx Cavalry was attached to the 3rd brigade, which Colonel Jas.
"The Black Phalanx" by Joseph T. Wilson
He died at York on the 6th of November 1878.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
She died at Twickenham on the 6th of December 1785.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
On the 6th instant, they returned to Columbia, where they safely arrived.
"Our Battery" by Orlando P. Cutter
On the 6th of May he offered a resolution, proposing that the colonies should organize a government independent of England.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
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In news:

Jiffy Mart also takes home the 2012 Redevelopment Award at the 6th Annual Carroll County Business Awards.
John Quincy Adams , IV – Direct grandson descendent of our nations 2nd President, John Adams, and of our 6th President John Quincy Adams .
John Updike Would Have Loved 6½th Avenue Even If the Dailies Don't.
Published October 6th, 2012 4:20 am.
3465 W 6th St Los Angeles, CA 90020.
Right, and Republican candidate Andy Barr talk before the debate between the 6th Congressional District candidates for the US House of Representatives at Kentucky Educational Television in Lexington.
Now, freshman is 6th man in the round of 32.
We are giving away tickets this week for Uncaged Fury at the Buffalo Run Casino October 6th.
This entry was posted on Saturday, October 6th, 2012 at 5:49 am and is filed under USA Today Sports.
James Ellroy is sitting in a corner booth at the Pacific Dining Car, the 6th Street steak joint, brooding about women.
The show will be Thursday, December 6th at TD Garden.
Latvia was in full swing from June 26th to July 6th, for the eagerly awaited XXIII Latvian Song and Dance Festival 2003.
New Dog Agility Classes Starting August 6th.
Alzheimer's Disease, 6th Ld-Writethru,0881 Falls, Eye Test May Give Clues To Alzheimer's.
This entry was posted on Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 3:21 pm and is filed under.
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In science:

Since most of these algorithms cannot terminate within a reasonable time limit, we compare the data on the 6th iteration among them.
Restricted Value Iteration: Theory and Algorithms
For the same reason as above, we compare the numbers of the vectors after the 6th iterations for these algorithms.
Restricted Value Iteration: Theory and Algorithms
In Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Planning (ECP).
Restricted Value Iteration: Theory and Algorithms
Xue, The role of grb 031203 in clarifying the astrophysical grb scenario, in The 6th Integral Workshop - The Obscured Universe , eds. S.
Fundamental physics from black holes, neutron stars and gamma-ray bursts
Xue, The role of grb 031203 in clarifying the astrophysical grb scenario, in The 6th Integral Workshop - The Obscured Universe , eds. S.
Fundamental physics from black holes, neutron stars and gamma-ray bursts
We review the progress on the determination of the CKM matrix elements |Vcs |, |Vcd |, |Vcb |, |Vub | and heavy quark masses presented at the 6th International Workshop on the CKM Unitarity Triangle.
CKM2010 Working Group II Summary
Figure 1: Cross-section of the left 6th from the antero-lateral aspect, from micro-computed tomography.
Tensile material properties of human rib cortical bone under quasi-static and dynamic failure loading and influence of the bone microstucture on failure characteristics
Orasan C. (2005), Automatic annotation of Corpora for Text Summarisation: A Comparative Study. In Proceedings of 6th International Conference, CICLing2005, Mexico City, Mexico, February, Springer-Verlag, 670 – 681. 21.
Annotation of Scientific Summaries for Information Retrieval
Kendal l’s Advanced Theory of Statistics. vol.I, 6th ed., Edward Arnold.
A measure of skewness for testing departures from normality
If u is a coisometry, so that uu∗ = 1ZZ ∗ , then by the theory of one-sided multipliers of operator spaces we may view Mℓ(X ) ⊂ Z Z ∗ (see e.g. the 5th and 6th last lines of p. 302 in ).
Metric characterizations II
More important, what one obtains in general through this process is not a convergent series of zeta functions, but an asymptotic series (see e.g., the 4th and 6th references in ).
Zeta function regularization in Casimir effect calculations and J.S. Dowker's contribution
In: Proceedings of the 6th Berkeley Symposium on Mathematical Statistics. (Eds : L.M.
Tests for exponentiality against NBUE alternatives: a Monte Carlo comparison
In: Proceedings of the 6th Berkeley Symposium on Mathematical Statistics. (Eds : L.M.
Tests for exponentiality against NBUE alternatives: a Monte Carlo comparison
In calculating photon-proton elastic scattering the 6th order process shown in Fig. 1c dominates all lower orders in the very high energy limit! The examples illustrate how the presence of pairs and loops can compensate for powers in α when calculating cross sections in the large log s limit.
Blois V: Summary Talk
In the 6th section we describe the four-loop calculation of σtot (e+e− → hadrons).
Perturbative QCD Calculations of Total Cross Sections and Decay Widths in Hard Inclusive Processes
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