thirty-twomo

[ thur-tee-too-moh ]
/ ˈθɜr tiˈtu moʊ /

noun, plural thir·ty-two·mos.

a book size of about 3¼ × 5½ inches (8.3 × 14 cm), determined by printing on sheets that are folded to form 32 leaves or 64 pages. Symbol: 32mo, 32°
a book of this size.

adjective

printed, folded, or bound as a thirty-twomo.

Nearby words

  1. thirty-six,
  2. thirty-sixth,
  3. thirty-third,
  4. thirty-three,
  5. thirty-two,
  6. thiruvananthapuram,
  7. this,
  8. this and that,
  9. this is where i came in,
  10. this side of

Origin of thirty-twomo

First recorded in 1765–75; thirty-two + -mo

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British Dictionary definitions for thirty-twomo

thirty-twomo

/ (ˌθɜːtɪˈtuːməʊ) /

noun plural -mos

a book size resulting from folding a sheet of paper into 32 leaves or 64 pagesOften written: 32mo, 32°
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