twenty-five


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.twenty-five - the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-four and onetwenty-five - the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-four and one
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
Adj.1.twenty-five - being five more than twentytwenty-five - being five more than twenty    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
References in classic literature ?
Now, up to the present time," said Barbicane, "our longest guns have not exceeded twenty-five feet in length.
Let the light shine with the intensity of three radium units for fifty tals"--ah, there was the first line of characters upon the torch's metal case--3--50 T; "and for one xat let it shine with the intensity of one radium unit"--there was the second line; "and then for twenty-five tals with nine units.
They were plainly visible, and the hands indicated the hour of eleven o'clock and twenty-five minutes.
It must be cut to twenty-five seconds, or twenty or fifteen.
At the time when the elder brother, with a mass of debts, married Princess Varya Tchirkova, the daughter of a Decembrist without any fortune whatever, Alexey had given up to his elder brother almost the whole income from his father's estate, reserving for himself only twenty-five thousand a year from it.
He joined to these a spiral, two inches in diameter, which terminated in two branch pieces of unequal length, the longer of which, however, was twenty-five feet in height and the shorter only fifteen feet.
I fine you twenty-five dollars for contempt of court
Those who are seated in the carriage do not observe that they are doing down a declivity of twenty to twenty-five degrees
DEAR MADAM: We have much pleasure in informing you that your charming story `Averil's Atonement' has won the prize of twenty-five dollars offered in our recent competition.
Here are ten thousand more francs," he said, "with the fifteen thousand already in your pocket, they will make twenty-five thousand.
I knew a young man once, he was a most conscientious fellow, and, when he took to fly-fishing, he determined never to exaggerate his hauls by more than twenty-five per cent.
She was a charming woman of twenty-five or twenty-six years, with dark hair, blue eyes, and a nose slightly turned up, admirable teeth, and a complexion marbled with rose and opal.