What is another word for thirds?

Pronunciation: [θˈɜːdz] (IPA)

The term "thirds" can be substituted with a range of synonyms depending on the context in which it is used. For example, in music, "thirds" can be replaced by the term "tertiary intervals." In cooking, "thirds" could be replaced with "trisected portions." In Mathematics, "thirds" can be replaced by the term "one-third" or "1/3." Additionally, the word "triptych" can be used to describe a work of art that is divided into three separate sections. Similarly, "triad" or "trio" can be used to describe groups of three. These synonyms for "thirds" are particularly useful when trying to avoid repetition in writing or conversation.

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Usage examples for Thirds

Lapland in general terms may be said to be the region lying between the Polar Ocean and the Arctic Circle, the eastern and western boundaries being the Atlantic Ocean and the White Sea, two thirds of which territory belong to Russia, and one third is about equally divided between Norway and Sweden.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
It is not alone her military organization, colossal and complete as it is, which forms the sole strength of the great Russian Empire, embracing nearly two thirds of the earth's surface, and covering an area of eighty millions of square miles.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
That bunch will be two-thirds full before they start out.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower

Famous quotes with Thirds

  • Two-thirds of the Earth's surface is covered with water. The other third is covered with auditors from headquarters.
    Norman Ralph Augustine
  • Torture is banned but in two-thirds of the world's countries it is still being committed in secret. Too many governments still allow wrongful imprisonment, murder or "disappearance" to be carried out by their officials with impunity.
    Peter Benenson
  • Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.
    Ambrose Bierce
  • Two thirds of a century ago, we were given a national policy. It was made to fit the conditions of the day.
    John Bracken
  • I needed to explain that Louisiana's coast accepts the drainage from two-thirds of the United States and, while the necessary levees constructed upstream have prevented floods, they have also contributed to problems downstream.
    John Breaux

Related words: one third, 3/4, 3/4 of a gallon, 1/3rd, 1/3 of a dollar, 1/3rd of a mile, 1/3rd of a circle

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