sev•enty-eightPronunciation: (sev'un-tē-āt'), [key]
a cardinal number, 70 plus 8.
a symbol for this number, as 78 or LXXVIII.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 78 in number.
78Pronunciation: (sev'un-tē-āt'), [key]
—pl. 78s, 78's.
an early type of shellac-based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute.
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