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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


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