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  • n. The ordinal form of the number sixty-two, describing a person or thing in position number 62 of a sequence.
  • n. One of sixty-two equal parts of a whole.


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  • However, as I am now about to enter my sixty-second year on this planet, that fear has become a reality, but the imagined consequences have turned out to be far from true.

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  • You inch your way through the park to the twenty-five-cent binocular viewers—the type that tourists drop a quarter in to get a sixty-second look at the Statue of Liberty.

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  • They had committed suicide shortly after their sixty-second wedding anniversary.


  • Unlike most numerical systems, mathematics as taught by the Chaldeans was based on the number sixty rather than ten—a way of measuring time and space passed on to later civilizations as the sixty-minute hour, the sixty-second minute, and the 360-degree circle six times sixty.

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  • Ustad Ahmad Lahori had reached his sixty-second year on this earth, and most of those years had been spent in service to the Mughal Emperors of Hindustan.

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  • They waded over reef, climbed through mangrove, shoved their boards through jungle, to arrive at a perfect, clean, powerful, sixty-second barrel.


  • In her televised report, a sixty-second walk looked like a major confrontation.

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  • One year and $47 million after launching the print campaign, Lilly and Burnett took Prozac to television with three sixty-second spots, including “Checklist.”


  • Dr. Tanaka, to help educate our students, we have equipped ourselves with a video camera linked to the satellite network to broadcast photos at sixty-second intervals.

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  • Five times a day, take a sixty-second "power breathing" break.

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