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


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.

Definition for seventy-eight (2 of 2)

[ 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.

Origin of 78

First recorded in 1950–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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