being one of ten equal parts.
one of ten equal parts, especially of one (1/10).
the member of a series preceding the eleventh and following the ninth.
5. Music. a.
a tone distant from another tone by an interval of an octave and a third.
the interval between such tones.
the harmonic combination of such tones.
Also called tenth's place. (in decimal notation) the position of the first digit to the right of the decimal point.
Origin: before 1150; Middle English tenthe,
Old English. See ten