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fifth

1. 
a. one of five equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc.
b. (as modifier): a fifth part
2. the fraction equal to one divided by five (1/5)
3. Music
a. the interval between one note and another five notes away from it counting inclusively along the diatonic scale
b. one of two notes constituting such an interval in relation to the other
4. an additional high gear fitted to some motor vehicles

Fifth

An enhanced version of FORTH. M.S. Dissertation, Cliff Click <cliff@cs.rice.edu>, Texas A&M, 1985. Available from the Software Construction Co, (409)696-5432.
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I think of my crusades as I go through each combination, listening to the music and striving for those perfect Fifths.
Starting with some basic theory of the major and minor keys, chords and arpeggios, and cadences, plus the circle of fifths, perfect fourths and perfect fifths, the book continues to present scales, chords, inversions, arpeggios and cadences in all major and minor keys.
The study explained that the bird also favored to sing perfect consonances (octaves, perfect fifths, and perfect fourths) over imperfect consonances leading to some passages which may sound to human listeners as if they are structured around a tonal center.
Chords are tuned carefully between players so unisons match and perfect fifths ring.