seventy-eight
noun Date: 1631 1. — see number table 2. a phonograph record designed to be played at 78 revolutions per minute — usually written 78 • seventy-eight adjectiveseventy-eight pronoun, plural in construction

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  • seventy-eight — n an old fashioned record that plays while turning around 78 times a minute …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • seventy-eight — I noun 1. the cardinal number that is the sum of seventy and eight • Syn: ↑78, ↑LXXVIII • Hypernyms: ↑large integer 2. a shellac based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute • Syn: ↑78 …   Useful english dictionary

  • seventy-eight — sev′enty eight′ n. 1) a cardinal number, 70 plus 8 2) a symbol for this number, as 78 or LXXVIII …   From formal English to slang

  • seventy-eight — /sev euhn tee ayt /, n. 1. a cardinal number, 70 plus 8. 2. a symbol for this number, as 78 or LXXVIII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. adj. 4. amounting to 78 in number. * * * …   Universalium

  • seventy-eight — noun A gramophone record designed to be rotated at 78 revolutions per minute; a 78 …   Wiktionary

  • seventy-eight — noun an old gramophone record designed to be played at 78 rpm …   English new terms dictionary

  • seventy-eight — noun (C) an old fashioned record that is played by being turned 78 times a minute …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • seventy-eight —   Kanahiku kūmāwalu, kanahiku kumamāwalu …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • nineteen seventy-eight — noun The year 1978 …   Wiktionary

  • seventy-eighth — noun One of seventy eight equal parts of a whole. A seventy eighth of 1560 is 20 …   Wiktionary

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