noun (plural -mos) Date: circa 1841 the size of a piece of paper cut 32 from a sheet; also a book, a page, or paper of this size

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  • thirty-twomo — [thʉrt΄ēto͞o′mō΄] n. pl. thirty twomos [see MO] 1. the page size of a book made up of printer s sheets folded into 32 leaves, each leaf being approximately 31/ 2 by 51/ 2 inches 2. a book consisting of pages of this size: Usually written 32 mo or …   English World dictionary

  • thirty-twomo — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌmō noun Etymology: thirty two + mo : the size of a piece of paper cut 32 from a sheet; also : paper or a page of this size abbr. 32mo; symbol 32°; see book tables * * * /therr tee tooh moh/, n., pl. thirty twomos, adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • thirty-twomo — /therr tee tooh moh/, n., pl. thirty twomos, adj. n. 1. a book size of about 31/4 × 51/2 in. (8.3 × 14 cm), determined by printing on sheets that are folded to form 32 leaves or 64 pages. Symbol: 32mo, 32° 2. a book of this size. adj. 3. printed …   Universalium

  • thirty-twomo — Trigesimo secundo Tri*ges i*mo se*cun do, n. A book composed of sheets so folded that each one makes thirty two leaves; hence, indicating, more or less definitely, a size of book; usually written {32mo}, or 32[deg], and called {thirty twomo}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thirty-twomo — thirty two·mo …   English syllables

  • thirty-twomo — noun a) A paper size, (3.75 5 x 2.5 3.125 ), one thirty secondth of an uncut free sheet. b) A book size, corresponding to the paper size. Syn: 32mo, trigesimo secundo, 32°, Tt …   Wiktionary

  • thirty-twomo — /θɜti ˈtumoʊ/ (say thertee toohmoh) noun (plural thirty twomos) 1. → trigesimo secundo (def. 1). –adjective 2. → trigesimo secundo (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • 32mo — noun a) of thirty twomo; a size of paper cut from standard uncut free sheets, corresponding to such a sheet folded into thirty two leaves, yielding sixty four pages when printed on both sides. Page size is dependent on the size of sheet used,… …   Wiktionary

  • Tt — noun of thirty two, a book size range corresponding to one thirty secondth of the size of an uncut sheet of paper, 10 12.5 cm in height. Syn: trigesimo secundo, 32mo, thirty twomo, 32o …   Wiktionary

  • trigesimo-secundo — trīˈjėsə(ˌ)mōsə̇|kən(ˌ)dō noun or tricesimo secundo trīˈses ( s) Etymology: Latin trigesimo secundo, tricesimo secundo, abl. of trigesimus secundus, tricesimus secundus thirty second, from trigesimus, tricesimus thirtieth (akin to Latin triginta… …   Useful english dictionary

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