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Definition of "sixty-second" []

  • The ordinal form of the number sixty-two, describing a person or thing in position number 62 of a sequence. (noun)
  • One of sixty-two equal parts of a whole. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sixty-second" in a sentence
  • "Unlike most numerical systems, mathematics as taught by the Chaldeans was based on the number sixty rather than ten—a way of measuring time and space passed on to later civilizations as the sixty-minute hour, the sixty-second minute, and the 360-degree circle six times sixty."
  • "However, as I am now about to enter my sixty-second year on this planet, that fear has become a reality, but the imagined consequences have turned out to be far from true."
  • "You inch your way through the park to the twenty-five-cent binocular viewers—the type that tourists drop a quarter in to get a sixty-second look at the Statue of Liberty."