- next after the seventy-first; being the ordinal number for 72.
- being one of 72 equal parts.
- a seventy-second part, especially of one (1/72).
- the seventy-second member of a series.
Examples from the Web for seventy-second
Historical Examples of seventy-second
She went to a hotel on Seventy-second Street, and Mrs. Duvall told me to watch for her.The Film of Fear
The area seemed to be from the Battery to Seventy-second Street.The White Invaders
Raymond King Cummings
An American point is practically one seventy-second of an inch.The Building of a Book
She was within a month of completing her seventy-second year.Famous Women: George Sand
Yes, he had acted like a member of the Seventy-second Street gang!The Eternal Boy