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nth
American English: /ɛnθ/
British English: /ɛnθ/

Translation of nth in Spanish:

adjective before noun

  • 1 (Mathematics)
    Example sentences
    • In 1865 Fuchs studied nth order linear ordinary differential equations with complex functions as coefficients.
    • Euler starts with an nth degree polynomial p with the following properties.
    • Although not the first to do so, al-Kashi gave an algorithm for calculating nth roots which is a special case of the methods given many centuries later by Ruffini and Horner.
  • 2 [colloquial]unreliable to the nth degree
    informal hasta decir basta [colloquial]
    you're the nth person to ask me that (British English)
    eres la enésima persona que me pregunta eso
    Example sentences
    • Now, Irishness seems to include fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, nth generations of so-called ‘Irish people’ - and it is these ‘lost Irish’ who are being targeted to tick the box in the census.
    • But we are once again dealing with nth generation reproduction, without any remastering or reconfiguration.
    • While I'm not keen on the notion that we're all dependent on something in these addiction-obsessed times, I know that my fondness for adrenaline-surfing exceeds healthy limits and that (for the nth time) I need to Do Something About It.

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