78

[ sev-uh n-tee-eyt ]
/ ˈsɛv ən tiˈeɪt /

noun, plural 78s, 78's.

an early type of shellac-based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute.

Nearby words

  1. 4wd,
  2. 5-hydroxytryptamine,
  3. 5bx,
  4. 606,
  5. 7-dehydrocholesterol,
  6. 8d,
  7. 9-11,
  8. 9/11,
  9. 900 number,
  10. 911

Origin of 78

First recorded in 1950–55

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