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Fifth is the ordinal form of the number five.
Fifth or The Fifth may refer to:
- Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, as in the expression "Pleading the Fifth"
- Fifth column - a political term
- Fifth disease - a contagious rash that spreads in school aged children
- Fifth force - a proposed force of nature in addition to the four known fundamental forces
- 1st Battalion 5th Marines
- Fifth (Stargate), a robotic character in the television series Stargate SG-1
- Fifth-generation programming language
- The fifth in a series, or four after the first: see ordinal numbers (linguistics)
- Fifth (unit), a unit of volume used for distilled beverages in the U.S.
- A quintile, or 20%
- A fraction, such as 1/5
- The royal fifth, (Spanish and Portuguese) an old royal tax of 20%.
- A musical interval; specifically, a
- Quintal harmony, in which chords concatenate fifth intervals (rather than the third intervals of tertian harmony).
- Fifth (chord)
- Musical compositions
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