twelvemo
noun (plural -mos) Date: 1816 the size of a piece of paper cut 12 from a sheet; also a book, a page, or paper of this size

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Twelvemo — Twelve mo, a. & n. See {Duodecimo}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twelvemo — [twelv′mō] adj., n. pl. twelvemos DUODECIMO …   English World dictionary

  • twelvemo — /twelv moh/, n., pl. twelvemos, adj. duodecimo. [1810 20; TWELVE + MO] * * * …   Universalium

  • twelvemo — noun a) duodecimo, or 12mo, a paper size, so called because it is cut 12 to a (huge, originally made) sheet b) a page, book etc. of that size Syn: 12mo …   Wiktionary

  • Twelvemo — Формат в 1/12 долю бумажного листа …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • twelvemo — twelve·mo || twelvməʊ n. book size of approximately 5 X 7.5 inches in which one sheet is folded to produces 12 separate leaves, duodecimo …   English contemporary dictionary

  • twelvemo — noun another term for duodecimo …   English new terms dictionary

  • twelvemo — twelve·mo …   English syllables

  • twelvemo — twelve•mo [[t]ˈtwɛlv moʊ[/t]] n. pl. mos, adj. pri duodecimo • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • twelvemo — /ˈtwɛlvmoʊ/ (say twelvmoh) noun (plural twelvemos) 1. → duodecimo (def. 1). –adjective 2. → duodecimo (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

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