Definitions

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  • n. The ordinal form of the number sixty-four, describing a person or thing in position number 64 of a sequence.
  • n. One of sixty-four equal parts of a whole.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Constituting or being one of sixty-four equal parts into which a thing is divided.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Fourth in order after the sixtieth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one part in sixty-four equal parts
  • adj. the ordinal number of sixty-four in counting order

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Examples

  • And just in case the rest of the world was under the impression that Libya had quietly joined the modern global community, Gadhafi managed to dispel those notions once and for all in September 2009 at the sixty-fourth session of the UN General Assembly.

    The Shadow Market

  • The very next day was the sixty-fourth anniversary of the February 13, 1945, firebombing during which Allied aircraft destroyed the previously untouched city, considered by many to be the most beautiful in Europe, the baroque “Florence on the Elbe.”

    The Lampshade

  • By way of contrast, I published my first short story in 2000—the one I sold earlier this week will be my sixty-fourth.

    Nick Mamatas' Journal

  • By 1903 Ford had achieved a tolerance of only one sixty-fourth.

    The King's Best Highway

  • After one unsuccessful season on the U.S. Tour, Jones tasted some success playing in Japan, enough to have squeezed into the Match Play field in the sixty-fourth and final spot.

    Unplayable

  • And in the months before and after Fischer's death -- in his own sixty-fourth year -- Robert's health, like Fischer's, began to decline precipitously, and as it did, the rage he had previously vented on hospital workers, he now poured forth on the staff and residents of his group home.

    Jay Neugeboren: Searching for Bobby Fischer... and Bobby Neugeboren

  • NXT's flat-panel technology can pump big sound from speakers just one sixty-fourth of an inch thick.

    Wafer-Thin Speakers

  • Appellate courts decided dozens of issues like that of “the validity of a sewer assessment under the sixty-fourth section of the charter of the city of Bayonne New Jersey.”

    A History of American Law

  • Alaska came in second overall, but the only real driving skill you need up around the sixty-fourth parallel is swerving to avoid caribou.

    No Driver Left Behind

  • Watson pointed to two features on the chart due west of us on the sixty-fourth parallel, about 270 miles, called the Ice Domes.

    The Whale Warriors

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