twen•ty-twoPronunciation: (twen'tē-tOO', twun'-), [key]
a cardinal number, 20 plus 2.
a symbol for this number, as 22 or XXII.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 22 in number.
.22Pronunciation: (twen'tē-tOO', twun'-), [key]
—pl. .22s, .22's.
a rifle or pistol using a cartridge .22 inch in diameter and of varying length.
the cartridge itself. Also,twenty-two.
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