thir•ty-eightPronunciation: (thûr'tē-āt'), [key]
a cardinal number, 30 plus 8.
a symbol for this number, as 38 or XXXVIII.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 38 in number.
38Pronunciation: (thûr'tē-āt'), [key]
—pl. 38s, 38's.
a pistol or revolver using a cartridge approximately .38 inch in diameter.
the cartridge itself. Also,thirty-eight.
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