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third base in baseball, the base that is located between second base and home plate. [2 definitions]
third baseman in baseball, the player whose position is at third base when the other team is batting and whose primary function is to defend that base.
third-class of or designating the class below second class, as in railroad passenger accommodations, postal delivery, or the like. [3 definitions]
third class the class, status, or rank next below second class. [3 definitions]
third degree intensive, often painful questioning, as of a police prisoner (usu. prec. by "the"). [2 definitions]
third dimension the dimension of depth or volume, as distinguished from the two dimensions provided on a plane surface. [2 definitions]
Third International an international Communist organization founded in Moscow in 1919 to unite all national Communist groups and advocate the spread of Communism.
third party a political party formed in dissension from or opposition to the major parties in a two-party system. [2 definitions]
third person in grammar, the category of pronouns, inflections, and the like that indicates one that is neither the speaker of a sentence nor one to whom the speaker is speaking, but rather, a person or thing that the speaker is speaking about. [3 definitions]
third rail an added rail that carries the electric current in an electric railway or subway.
third-rate of third rate, class, or the like. [2 definitions]
Third Reich Germany under Nazi rule, from 1933 to 1945; Nazi Germany.
Third Republic the republic of France from 1870 to 1940.
third stream a kind of music that combines jazz improvisation with classical forms.
Third World (often l.c.) the developing nations, as of Asia and Africa, esp. those not aligned with either of the two dominant political blocs.
thirst a feeling of dryness in the mouth or throat, associated with the need or desire to drink. [5 definitions]
thirsty experiencing thirst; needing to drink. [4 definitions]
thirteen the number represented by the Arabic numeral 13 and by the Roman numeral XIII. [3 definitions]
thirteenth indicating rank or position between twelfth and fourteenth. [3 definitions]
thirtieth indicating rank or position between twenty-ninth and thirty-first. [3 definitions]
thirty the number represented by the Arabic numeral 30 and by the Roman numeral XXX. [5 definitions]