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twen•ty-two



Pronunciation: (twen'tē-tOO', twun'-), [key]
n.
1. a cardinal number, 20 plus 2.
2. a symbol for this number, as 22 or XXII.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. See .22.

adj.
amounting to 22 in number.

.22



Pronunciation: (twen'tē-tOO', twun'-), [key]
n.,
pl. .22s, .22's.

1. a rifle or pistol using a cartridge .22 inch in diameter and of varying length.
2. the cartridge itself. Also,twenty-two.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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