forty-eighth

adjective

Definition of forty-eighth

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : being number 48 in a countable series the forty-eighth day — see Table of Numbers
2 : being one of 48 equal parts into which something is divisible a forty-eighth share of the total

forty-eighth

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Definition of forty-eighth (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : number 48 in a countable series
2 : the quotient of a unit divided by 48 : one of 48 equal parts of something one forty-eighth of the total

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“Forty-eighth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forty-eighth. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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