Top 40


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Top 40

(tŏp′ fôr′tē)
pl.n.
The forty most popular musical recordings or songs of a given time period.
adj.
Relating to, made up of, or broadcasting the Top 40: a Top 40 lineup; Top 40 radio stations.

Top 40

or Top′ For′ty,


n.pl.
1. the 40 most popular or best-selling recordings, songs, etc., within a stated time period.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or being the Top 40.
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Dees, a Top 40 radio giant with his ``Rick Dees in the Morning'' show on the Burbank station, helped make KIIS-FM (102.
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