fifth position

noun Ballet.
a position similar to the first position, but with one foot in front, the heel and toe of the front foot adjacent to the toe and heel of the back foot. Unabridged
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Main Entry:  fifth position1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  in ballet, a pose with the feet turned outward, one just in front of and touching the other with the toe of the back foot just beyond the heel of the front foot
Main Entry:  fifth position2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  in ballet, a position of the arms with them held curved in front with the palms facing the body
Main Entry:  fifth position3
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a position of the left hand (for a right-hander) on the fingerboard of a stringed instrument near the bridge
Usage:  music's 21st Century Lexicon
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The format of the code is the first and fifth position must be numeric.
The fifth position will only allow numeric characters.
The fifth position designates type of payment, such as deposit.
The fifth position will be determined based on best play.
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