22

.22

[twen-tee-too, twuhn-]
noun, plural .22s, .22's.
1.
a rifle or pistol using a cartridge .22 inch in diameter and of varying length.
2.
the cartridge itself.
Also, twenty-two.


Origin:
1925–30

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.22

noun
a .22 caliber firearm (pistol or rifle) [syn: twenty-two
22

adjective
1. being two more than twenty [syn: twenty-two

noun
1. the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-one and one [syn: twenty-two
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