seventy-eight

noun
sev·​en·​ty-eight | \ ˌse-vən-tē-ˈāt How to pronounce seventy-eight (audio) , ˌse-bᵊm-, -dē-ˈāt \

Definition of seventy-eight

1 : a number that is one more than 77 — see Table of Numbers
2 : a phonograph record designed to be played at 78 revolutions per minute usually written 78

Other Words from seventy-eight

seventy-eight adjective
seventy-eight pronoun, plural in construction

First Known Use of seventy-eight

1659, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Seventy-eight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seventy-eight. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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