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  • n. The ordinal form of the number thirty-eight, describing a person or thing in position number 38 of a sequence.
  • n. One of thirty-eight equal parts of a whole.

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

  • adj. the ordinal number of thirty-eight in counting order


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  • Series: this is the thirty-eighth collection of Nebula Stories

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  • However, I say that they died just as anyone dies, and left nothing behind except their work and the memories of their contemporaries, including the memory belonging to that child sitting between his parents and that man waiting for the wishes for his thirty-eighth birthday.

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  • In the bottom of the frame, Teixeira turned back to a page from that August sweep, unloaded on another Daniel Bard pitch, and sent it soaring into the right-field seats for his thirty-eighth homer and 120th RBI of the season; and more importantly, a critical insurance run.

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  • Martinez, four days past his thirty-eighth birthday, was enjoying a delightful renaissance to a remarkable career, one that has him on the doorstep of Cooperstown…and wearing on the last nerve of the Bronx Bombers.

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  • The thirty-eighth tweet -- "Oh this is going to be addictive" -- by author Dom Sagolla, couldn't have been a better prediction of what Twitter would end up becoming: an unstoppable force; a bridge for cultural understanding; and a window into the exciting future of innovation. 20 billion tweets later (with one the world's biggest search engines and an ever-expanding language), it remains one of technology's brightest stars.

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  • An hour later, I was on a train to New York, watching the countryside flash by, and then I was riding an elevator to the thirty-eighth floor of a skyscraper near Central Park.

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  • External version is usually done around the thirty-seventh to thirty-eighth week of pregnancy, but some women consent to the procedure earlier in pregnancy on an experimental basis to evaluate success and safety.36

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  • During your pregnancy, have your partner find these points on his or her body but not press them on your body until after your thirty-eighth week of pregnancy.

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  • In the Nazi vanguard was Adolf Eichmann, who that day celebrated his thirty-eighth birthday.


  • That is when I decided, just between me and God, if I was not pregnant by my thirty-eighth birthday I would be happy with the children I had.

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