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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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  • A triple octave. In a musical scale 3x8=22. Try it on your piano.

    January 3, 2013