Tenth vs Decigrade - What's the difference?

tenth | decigrade |

As nouns the difference between tenth and decigrade

is that tenth is the person or thing in the tenth position while decigrade is (mathematics) an angular measure equal to one tenth of a grade.

As an adjective tenth

is the ordinal form of the number ten.



(wikipedia tenth)


  • The ordinal form of the number ten.
  • Synonyms

    10th, 10th; (in names of monarchs and popes ) X


    (en noun)
  • The person or thing in the tenth position.
  • One of ten equal parts of a whole.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Boundary problems , passage=Economics is a messy discipline: too fluid to be a science, too rigorous to be an art. Perhaps it is fitting that economists’ most-used metric, gross domestic product (GDP), is a tangle too. GDP measures the total value of output in an economic territory. Its apparent simplicity explains why it is scrutinised down to tenths of a percentage point every month.}}
  • (music) The interval between any tone and the tone represented on the tenth degree of the staff above it, as between one of the scale and three of the octave above; the octave of the third.
  • (UK, legal, historical, in the plural) A temporary aid issuing out of personal property, and granted to the king by Parliament; formerly, the real tenth part of all the movables belonging to the subject.
  • (Webster 1913)

    See also

    tithe English ordinal numbers




    (en noun)
  • (mathematics) An angular measure equal to one tenth of a grade