English - English Dictionary
third basethe fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near 3rd base; "he is playing third"
thirdthe fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near 3rd base; "he is playing third"
Third Crusadea Crusade from 1189 to 1192 led by Richard I and the king of France that failed because an army torn by dissensions and fighting on foreign soil could not succeed against forces united by religious zeal
third battle of Ypresbattle in World War I (1917); an Allied offensive which eventually failed because tanks bogged down in the waterlogged soil of Flanders; Germans introduced mustard gas which interfered with the Allied artillery
third stomachthe third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
third deckthe deck below the main deck
third basethe base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball; "he was cut down on a close play at third"
thirdthe base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball; "he was cut down on a close play at third"
third gearthe third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle; "you shouldn''t try to start in third gear"
thirdthe third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle; "you shouldn''t try to start in third gear"
third raila rail through which electric current is supplied to an electric locomotive
third classinexpensive accommodations on a ship or train
third-dimensionalitythe property of having three dimensions
third dimensionthe dimension whereby a solid object differs from a two-dimensional drawing of it
third eyea sensory structure capable of light reception located on the dorsal side of the diencephalon in various reptiles
third eyelida protective fold of skin in the eyes of reptiles and birds and some mammals
third cranial nervesupplies extrinsic muscles of the eye
third ventriclea narrow ventricle in the midplane below the corpus callosum; communicates with the fourth ventricle via the Sylvian aqueduct
third tonsila collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx); "hypertrophy of the pharyngeal tonsils is called adenoids"; "enlarged adenoids may restrict the breathing of children"
Kepler's third lawa law stating that the ratio of the square of the revolutionary period (in years) to the cube of the orbital axis (in astronomical units) is the same for all planets
third law of thermodynamicslaw stating that the entropy of a substance approaches zero as its temperature approaches absolute zero
third law of motionaction and reaction are equal and opposite
Newton's third law of motionaction and reaction are equal and opposite
Newton's third lawaction and reaction are equal and opposite
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