twenty-four


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Noun1.twenty-four - the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-three and onetwenty-four - the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-three and one
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
Adj.1.twenty-four - being four more than twentytwenty-four - being four more than twenty    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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twenty-four

[ˈtwentɪˈfɔːʳ] ADJ "twenty-four hour service"abierto 24 horas
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Phileas Fogg was twenty-four hours behind-hand, and the Yokohama steamer would, of course, be missed.
Well, twenty-four, if you like, my noble captain," said Ardan; "twenty-four minutes in which to investigate "
The action of the play takes place within twenty-four hours.
So, almost every twenty-four hours, when the watches of the night were set, and the band on deck sentinelled the slumbers of the band below; and when if a rope was to be hauled upon the forecastle, the sailors flung it not rudely down, as by day, but with some cautiousness dropt it to its place, for fear of disturbing their slumbering shipmates; when this sort of steady quietude would begin to prevail, habitually, the silent steersman would watch the cabin-scuttle; and ere long the old man would emerge, griping at the iron banister, to help his crippled way.
Or--a more convenient, economical, and consequently more probable alternative-- would he be satisfied to rise and take breath at the surface of the water, like a whale, and so renew for twenty-four hours the atmospheric provision?
After leaving Constantinople, the way will be taken out through the beautiful Bosphorus, across the Black Sea to Sebastopol and Balaklava, a run of about twenty-four hours.
Welland began again, as she rose from the luncheon-table, and led the way into the wilderness of purple satin and malachite known as the back drawing-room, "I don't see how Ellen's to be got here tomorrow evening; and I do like to have things settled for at least twenty-four hours ahead.
He attempted to concentrate his mind upon the twenty-four wives which this great bird most assuredly would permit him to command.
The action of the play is completed within twenty-four hours.
The action of the play takes place within twenty-four hours, beginning on a Tuesday afternoon at five o'clock, and ending the next day at 1.
I am positive I have eat thirty times as much within these last twenty-four hours as your honour, and yet I am almost famished; for nothing makes a man so hungry as travelling, especially in this cold raw weather.
I explained to Antonia how this meant that he was twenty-four years old, that he must have been there when white men first came, left on from buffalo and Indian times.