quint

See also: quint-

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (A musical or piquet term, or a quintuplet) IPA(key): /kwɪnt/
  • (A fencing term) IPA(key): /kwɛ̃/

NounEdit

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quint (plural quints)

  1. (music) an interval of one fifth
  2. (in piquet) a sequence of five playing cards of the same suit; equivalent to a straight flush in poker
  3. (US) a quin or quintuplet
  4. (firefighting) A vehicle used by firefighters that combines the capabilities of a fire engine and a fire truck, having the ability to provide vertical access as well as pump water to fight a fire.
  5. quinte; In fencing, the fifth fencer in parrying or attacking position.

CatalanEdit

Catalan ordinal numbers
 <  4t 5t 6t  > 
    Ordinal : quint
    Cardinal : cinc
    Multiplier : quíntuple

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quintus (fifth)

AdjectiveEdit

quint m (feminine quinta, masculine plural quints, feminine plural quintes)

  1. (ordinal) fifth

SynonymsEdit

Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 16:04