thirty-three


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thir·ty-three

(thûr′tē-thrē′)
n.
A phonograph record designed to be played at 33 1/3 revolutions per minute.

thirty-three

n
(Music, other) a former name for LP1
[C20: so called because it is played at thirty-three and a third revolutions per minute]
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Adj.1.thirty-three - being three more than thirtythirty-three - being three more than thirty  
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
References in classic literature ?
The third was that of the Pisistradidae at Athens; but it was not continual: for Pisistratus himself was twice expelled; so that out of thirty-three years he was only fifteen in power, and his son eighteen; so that the whole time was thirty-three years.
The doctor, therefore, left it on the 17th of March, 1854, and fled to the frontier, where he remained for thirty-three days in the most abject destitution.
The city has a population of one hundred and thirty-three thousand, and is growing faster than any other small city out of America.
The collection of thirty-three Hymns, ascribed to Homer, is the last considerable work of the Epic School, and seems, on the whole, to be later than the Cyclic poems.
Calculate, and you will see that in place of three hundred and thirty-three pounds of powder, the quantity is reduced to no more than one hundred and sixty pounds.
Thirty-three small-pica lines news in a daily journal in a King's Capital of one hundred and seventy thousand inhabitants is surely not an overdose.
The method of encamping generally observed by the captain was as follows: The twenty wagons were disposed in a square, at the distance of thirty-three feet from each other.
Having tried nine seasons at Dublin and two at Bath and Cheltenham, and not finding a partner for life, Miss Malony ordered her cousin Mick to marry her when she was about thirty-three years of age; and the honest fellow obeying, carried her off to the West Indies, to preside over the ladies of the --th regiment, into which he had just exchanged.
The rain continued all day, so that they no longer suffered from thirst, but hunger took its place, for after travelling thirty-three miles they had nothing to sup on but a little parched corn.
In Van Diemen's Land, however, I found four species of Onthophagus, two of Aphodius, and one of a third genus, very abundantly under the dung of cows; yet these latter animals had been then introduced only thirty-three years.
India, which is second on the Asiatic list, has no more than nine thousand telephones--one to every thirty-three thousand of her population
He was nineteen when he entered the Chateau d'If; he was thirty-three when he escaped.