78

noun
1. the cardinal number that is the sum of seventy and eight
Syn: ↑seventy-eight, ↑LXXVIII
Hypernyms: ↑large integer
2. a shellac based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute
Syn: ↑seventy-eight
Hypernyms: ↑phonograph record, ↑phonograph recording, ↑record, ↑disk, ↑disc, ↑platter
adjective
being eight more than seventy
Syn: ↑seventy-eight, ↑lxxviii
Similar to: ↑cardinal

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/sev"euhn tee ayt"/, n., pl. 78s, 78's.
an early type of shellac-based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute.
[1950-55]

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sev|en|ty-eight or 78 «SEHV uhn tee AYT», noun.
a phonograph record which revolves at 78 revolutions per minute.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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