Definitions of 60

  1. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and six

Usage examples for 60

  1. 735 Dec 60. 2 55. 3 4. 9 . – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  2. Many schools last year showed an average daily attendance of less than 60 per cent- children in school only one half or two thirds of the time. – A Stake in the Land by Peter Alexander Speek
  3. It was from 60 to 100 feet long, and from 18 to 25 feet broad, and had three masts from the heads of which were swung great sails. – A Brief History of the United States by John Bach McMaster
  4. 60, 172; his voyages, i. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  5. To provide every day for 60, 000 soldiers was difficult enough, but there was something awful in the idea of the daily dinner- party being increased by 9000 hungry horses, and nearly 40 healthy elephants. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  6. In 1216, Vsevolod's sons were attacked at Lipetsk by the troops of Novgorod and Smolensk, with such fury that they were routed, and 9, 000 were killed whereas only 60 were taken prisoners. – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  7. O cursed bird, cried Gawaine, with a groan, 60 To what fell trap my wretched feet were carried! – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  8. Cast on 60 stitches. – The Ladies' Knitting and Netting Book by Miss Watts
  9. We had not got more than about 50 or 60 yards when I looked back and saw a squaw running with a blanket; she threw it on my shoulders, it fell down. – Narrative of the Captivity of William Biggs among the Kickapoo Indians in Illinois in 1788 by William Biggs
  10. The invention of the three- wire system, which, when it was first announced as saving over 60 per cent. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  11. 60; Plain and Practical Gram. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  12. Each one weighed approximately 60 lb. – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  13. 60. Hitherto then thou hast shewed none of the fruits of thy righteousness. – The Pharisee And The Publican by John Bunyan
  14. This would mean, according to MacCurdy's estimate, 60, 000, 000 years since life first appeared on the earth. – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  15. Then came the banquet, Uncle Peter, and like a flash the inspiration came to me and I arose in my seat and said, " Ladies and gentlemen, after a man reaches the age of 40 he is a seldom- happener, and after he gets to the age of 60 he is a dead rabbit and it's the woods for his." – Get Next! by Hugh McHugh
  16. The size of the earth he only knew from the common doctrine of sailors that 60 miles make a degree; and that threw him out. – Pioneers of Science by Oliver Lodge
  17. Of this number Columbus has 60, 000- near a third of the whole.... – The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South by Broadus Mitchell
  18. 60. It may seem extraordinary, that the worship of the serpent should have ever been introduced into the world: and it must appear still more remarkable, that it should almost universally have prevailed. – A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.) by Jacob Bryant
  19. There were but 150, 000 stands of arms in the rest of the South, while here were 60, 000. 38 Even before South Carolina seceded the ardent young Secessionists of St. Louis had begun the organization of " Minute Men" to " protect the State." – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  20. By 1750, about 60 miles could be made in a day. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly