Forty-five



[fawr-tee-fahyv] /ˈfɔr tiˈfaɪv/

noun
1.
a cardinal number, 40 plus 5.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 45 or XLV.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 45 in number.
noun, plural 45s, 45’s.
1.
a seven-inch phonograph record played at 45 r.p.m., especially a popular-music single.
noun, plural .45s, .45’s.
1.
a pistol, revolver, or cartridge of .45-caliber, or having a diameter of .45 inch.
noun
1.
a gramophone record played at 45 revolutions per minute
2.
(US & Canadian) a pistol having .45 calibre
noun
1.
(Brit, history) the Forty-Five, another name for Jacobite Rebellion (sense 2)

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