forty-five forty-five

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a .45-caliber pistol
  2. (adj) being five more than forty

Synonym(s)

xlv

Usage(s):

  1. After that, I'll have forty-five days to hit my three years' time in grade, so I can retire as a three-star without a waiver.
  2. Not merely five o'clock, he noticed as he looked in at the clockmaker's, but precisely seven past five--no, seven minutes forty-three, -four, forty-five seconds past.

News

  1. Kids learn disaster preparedness tips from volunteers

    Forty-five children on Thursday learned how to prepare for disasters during a day camp sponsored by the Calhoun County Citizen Corps and taught by volunteers.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Anniston Star

  2. Unjustly Treated Officer Quits the Chinese Communist Party

    Forty-five-year-old officer Shi Zongwei from central China’s Henan Province publicly announced his withdrawal from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in response to being removed from his post on June 17. His dismissal was reportedly in part because of his participation … The post Unjustly Treated Officer Quits the Chinese Communist Party appeared first on The Epoch Times .
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Epoch Times

  3. Kansas WWII vets will fly Wednesday to Washington, D.C.

    Forty-five World War II veterans will fly out of Wichita on Wednesday to visit their memorial and other sights in Washington, D.C.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Wichita Eagle

Quotes

  1. "Last night I think we set a record because it took us 45 minutes before we even started talking about a single issue that matters to the American people," Obama told the North Carolina crowd. "Forty-five minutes before we heard about health...
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: USA Today

  2. "Forty-five years ago Martin Luther King had a dream of an America where men and women would be judged not on the colour of their skin but on the content of their character," Kevin Rudd, the Australian Prime Minister, said. "Today what...
    on Nov 5, 2008 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Times Online

  3. "Forty-five years ago, President John F. Kennedy asked the American people to imagine what the world would look like if nuclear weapons spread beyond the few powers that then held them to the many other nations that sought the," McCain said....
    on May 27, 2008 By: John McCain Source: WXii 12.com

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