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1. a cardinal number, 70 plus 8.
2. a symbol for this number, as 78 or LXXVIII.


(ˈsɛv ən tiˈeɪt)

n., pl. 78s, 78's.
a type of shellac-based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute.
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Noun1.78 - the cardinal number that is the sum of seventy and eight
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
2.78 - a shellac based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute
phonograph record, phonograph recording, disc, platter, record, disk - sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
Adj.1.78 - being eight more than seventy78 - being eight more than seventy  
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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Between the semis of the modern housing estates are much more ancient houses, and an older estate - soldier's barracks and officer's houses of the Roman Fort founded by the General Agricola in 77 - 78 AD.