Definitions for 78ˈsɛv ən tiˈeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a cardinal number, 70 plus 8.

  2. a symbol for this number, as 78 or LXXVIII.

78*ˈsɛv ən tiˈeɪt(n.)(pl.)

  1. a type of shellac-based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute.

    Category: Hi-Fi and Audio

* 78s, 78's..

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seventy-eight, 78, LXXVIII(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of seventy and eight

  2. seventy-eight, 78(adj)

    a shellac based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute

  3. seventy-eight, 78, lxxviii(adj)

    being eight more than seventy


  1. 78(Noun)

    A gramophone record played at 78 revolutions per minute.


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