Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tierce

3 senses of tierce

Sense 1

terce, tierce -- (the third canonical hour; about 9 a.m.)

=> canonical hour -- ((Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer)

Sense 2

three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace -- (the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one)

=> digit, figure -- (one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits")

Sense 3

one-third, third, tierce -- (one of three equal parts of a divisible whole; "it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement")

=> common fraction, simple fraction -- (the quotient of two integers)