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- adj. The ordinal form of the number twenty-two.
- n. The person or thing in the twenty-second position.
- n. One of twenty-two equal parts of a whole.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music, a tone distant three octaves from a given tone, or the interval between two such tones; a triple octave.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. coming next after the twenty-first in position
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Will Global English-speakers of the twenty-second century require special training to read or listen to English as it was used before the arrival of the internet?
Who speculated about life in the twenty-second century, let alone the next millennium, before throwing groovy into the recycling bin?
It was their twenty-second anniversary, and they were out by themselves.
They ended up twenty-fifth and twenty-second respectively.
Then, on November twenty-second, our union, Local 25, voted for a general strike and shirtwaist workers all across the city walked out.
A bit of home arrived in the small package I received around my twenty-second birthday.
“Men,” he said, his voice rich with authority, “10: 16,76 and B paragraph 19 of the twenty-second edition.”
He was on the twenty-second floor of Canapia Ltd., and had just watched the chickens pass through sliding glass doors which were marked: Canapia Laboratory.
The junior of the party is Mr. Bruce, who completed his twenty-second year on Saturday last, and can claim an advantage in point of age of her comrade and great chum, though only to the extent of nine months.
It was on the twenty-second floor of a sixties apartment block.
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