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Definitions of 6

  1. the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
  2. denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
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Quotes of 6

  1. I've been down there 6 times and there's nothing like Brazilian percussion. – Les Baxter
  2. For 6 days a week I aim to get in between 18 -23 miles. – Jonathan Brown
  3. We cannot go on as we are with 2. 6 million people on incapacity benefit, 500, 000 of them are under 35. Are we really saying there are half a million people in this country under 35 who are simply too ill to work? I don't think that's right. – David Cameron
  4. They say 6 million people see you when you act in a film; it may only be 600 in a play. But the effect on the 600 may be truer and more lasting. – Cyril Cusack
  5. Our climate is changing. The Earth's climate has, in fact, warmed by 1. 1 to 1. 6 degrees Fahrenheit since the industrial revolution. People look at this and say: Oh, that is not very much. In fact, it is very much, and it changes the dynamic. It impacts species. It kills some. It diminishes the carbon sink of the ocean. It does a number of things. – Dianne Feinstein
  6. The strongest results were in Florida and Texas. In just one year in a Texas charter school, an average student gained 7 percentile points in math and 8 percentile points in reading, while Florida charter schools improved student performance by 6 percentile points. – Maggie Gallagher
  7. I always wish life could be a musical. One person just says 5, 6 7, 8. – Lucas Grabeel
  8. A play is much easier to maintain your personal life with because if you're rehearsing, you're working like from 11 to 6 or 11 to 5 and you get to have your whole morning and your whole evening. When you're doing the play, you have all day. – Maggie Gyllenhaal
  9. Aww, come on man, I can barely handle 6 strings. – Kenny Hickey
  10. The consequence was, that the most sudden and visible good effects were perceived from the use of oranges and lemons; one of those who had taken them, being at the end of 6 days fit for duty. – James Lind
  11. My overnight success was really 15 years in the making. I'd been writing songs since I was 6 and playing in bands and performing since I was 14. – Lisa Loeb
  12. When I got my first guitar my fingers wouldn't go to the sixth string so I took off the big E and played with just five strings. I was only 6 or 7. – Les Paul
  13. I knew when I was 6 I just knew it; I didn't care about nothing else. If I didn't make it in this world, I would probably be homeless. I gave myself that little to fall back on. – Shawn Wayans
  14. The second is that the role of China trade in Japanese economy, important as it is, has often been exaggerated, as proven by our experience of the past 6 years. – Shigeru Yoshida

Usage examples for 6

  1. 6 On Wounds of the Head. – Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae
  2. The peak bore 6 degrees 30' east of north from it. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  3. 6 North American Ivory- billed Woodpecker. – The Woodpeckers by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm
  4. 6 Work on leaves. – The Pecan and its Culture by H. Harold Hume
  5. No. 6 will do. – Symbolic Logic by Lewis Carroll
  6. 6 Rismyror, paludes virgatae. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  7. Up by four o'clock to go with Sir W. Batten to Woolwich and Sir J. Minnes, which we did, though not before 6 or 7 by their laying a- bed. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  8. 6 John did not know whom who to ask. – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  9. 6 Crimisus, the, iii. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  10. 6 We laugh again. – Novelas Cortas by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón
  11. Moreover, at 6 p. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  12. Chelsea, 6 April, 1870. Emerson's letter received. – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  13. 5, 6 Caroline, Princess, ii. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  14. 6 Pros'trate, lying at length. – McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  15. 6 Account for the situation shown in a picture that you have seen. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  16. 1 to 6 yrs. – The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis
  17. Her Hours were from 6 A. M. to 6 A. M., and if she got any Sleep she had to take it out of her Time. – More Fables by George Ade
  18. South Heigham, 6 acres. – Addresses & Papers / Collectanea by Peter Eade
  19. 6 7. St. Peter and St. Paul: half length. – Legends of the Madonna by Mrs. Jameson
  20. 6 The Man in the Moon. – Moon Lore by Timothy Harley

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