“We dickered back and forth and settled on .86 percent, not because it was a magic number,” said Hastert.
This magic number was arrived at after one candidate was interviewed separately by 18 different people—and then rejected.
When it comes to talk-show hosts retiring, 25 seems to be the magic number.
The challenger needs 64 or more, and the incumbent, 69 or more, to get to the magic number of 270.
The result was “Three is a magic number,” still my favorite Schoolhouse song.
Turning away from the curious throng, Mark cupped his hand, then together they all three peered at that magic number.
They then said, "We are only three Ju Ju men; you must get seven more of us, making the magic number of ten."
The ring becoming seven mountains suggests with its magic number an Oriental origin.
Its letters make up the magic number 365, supposed to represent the number of spirits subject to the supreme being.
Some conjurers say that number three is the magic number, and some say number seven.
|magic number |
Any of the numbers, 2, 8, 20, 28, 50, 82, or 126, that represent the number of neutrons or protons in strongly bound and exceptionally stable atomic nuclei. The existence of such stable nuclei is explained by assuming a shell structure for nucleons, much like the shell structure of electron orbitals around the nucleus.