a cardinal number, ten plus six.
a symbol for this number, as 16 or XVI.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 16 in number.
the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and six See also number (sense 1)
a numeral, 16, XVI, etc, representing this number
(music) the numeral 16 used as the lower figure of a time signature to indicate that the beat is measured in semiquavers
something represented by, representing, or consisting of 16 units
amounting to sixteen: sixteen tons
(as pronoun): sixteen are known to the police
- Sixteen bit organisers
communications (SIBO) Psion’s family of PDAs running EPOC, including the MC200, MC400, Series 3 (1991-1998), Series 3a, Series 3c, Series 3mx, Siena, Workabout and Workabout mx. (2009-05-26)
noun, plural sixteenmos. 1. Also called sextodecimo. a book size (about 4×6 in.; 10×15 cm) determined by printing on sheets folded to form 16 leaves or 32 pages. 2. a book of this size. Symbol: 16mo, 16°. adjective 3. printed, folded, or bound in sixteenmo; sextodecimo. noun (pl) -mos 1. Also called sextodecimo. a book […]
[siks-teen-pen-ee] /ˈsɪksˈtinˌpɛn i/ adjective 1. noting a nail 3½ inches (9 cm) long. Symbol: 16d.
adjective 1. next after the fifteenth; being the ordinal number for 16. 2. being one of 16 equal parts. noun 3. a sixteenth part, especially of one (1/16). 4. the sixteenth member of a series. 5. Music. sixteenth note. adjective 1. (usually prenominal) coming after the fifteenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; […]