Etymology : from the position at which the phosphate group is attached
Function : noun
Date : 1954
1. 6 denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units [syn: six, vi, half dozen, half a dozen] the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one [syn: six, vi, sixer, sise, captain hicks, half a dozen, sextet, sestet, sextuplet, hexad].