twenty-fourmo
noun (plural -mos) Date: circa 1841 the size of a piece of paper cut 24 from a sheet; also a book, a page, or paper of this size

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Twenty-fourmo — Twen ty four mo, a. Having twenty four leaves to a sheet; as, a twenty fourmo form, book, leaf, size, etc. n. A book composed of sheets, each of which is folded into twenty four leaves; hence, indicating more or less definitely a size of book… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twenty-fourmo — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ˌmō noun ( s) Etymology: twenty four + mo : the size of a piece of paper cut 24 from a sheet; also : paper or a page of this size abbr. 24mo; symbol 24°; see book tables * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • twenty-fourmo — /twen tee fawr moh, fohr , twun /, n., pl. twenty fourmos, adj. n. 1. a book size of about 35/8 × 51/8 in. (9 × 13 cm), determined by printing on sheets folded to form 24 leaves or 48 pages. 2. a book of this size. Symbol: 24mo, 24° adj. 3. in… …   Universalium

  • twenty-fourmo — twenty four·mo …   English syllables

  • twenty-fourmo — /twɛnti ˈfɔmoʊ/ (say twentee fawmoh) noun (plural twenty fourmos) 1. → vigesimo quarto (def. 1). –adjective 2. → vigesimo quarto (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • twenty-fourmo — noun vincesimo quarto (as a paper size in printing) …   Wiktionary

  • Twenty-fourmo — Формат в 1/24 долю бумажного листа …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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