[fawr-tee-thurd] /ˈfɔr tiˈθɜrd/
next after the forty-second; being the ordinal number for 43.
being one of 43 equal parts.
a forty-third part, especially of one (1/43).
the forty-third member of a series.
[fawr-tee-three] /ˈfɔr tiˈθri/ noun 1. a cardinal number, 40 plus 3. 2. a symbol for this number, as 43 or XLIII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. adjective 4. amounting to 43 in number.
- Forty ways to sunday
adverb phrase In every possible manner, direction, etc; comprehensively: She had him beat forty ways to Sunday [1840+; origin unknown]
noun, Informal. 1. a short nap. noun 1. (functioning as singular or pl) (informal) a short light sleep; nap A nap; a short sleep: “If you’re feeling drowsy, take forty winks; I’ll wake you when our guests arrive.” noun phrase A short sleep; nap: He caught forty winks and perked right up (1828+) A brief […]
- For values of
jargon A common rhetorical maneuver at MIT is to use any of the canonical random numbers as placeholders for variables. “The max function takes 42 arguments, for arbitrary values of 42”. “There are 69 ways to leave your lover, for 69 = 50”. This is especially likely when the speaker has uttered a random number […]