16
{adj: future, later, ulterior} coming at a subsequent time or stage
"the future president entered college at the age of 16"
"awaiting future actions on the bill"
"later developments"
"without ulterior argument"
{adj: hexadecimal, hex} of or pertaining to a number system having 16 as its base
{adj: righteous} characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice
"the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16
<-> unrighteous
{adj: sixteen, 16, xvi} being one more than fifteen
{n: Borstal} a British reform school for youths between 16 and 22
{n: Doolittle, Jimmy Doolittle, James Harold Doolittle} United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
{n: Kelvin scale, absolute scale} a temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees; water freezes at 273.16 degrees and boils at 373.16 degrees
{n: Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire, 16 PF} a self-report personality inventory developed by Raymond B. Cattell to measure the 16 personality dimensions that emerged from his factor analysis of a wide range of traits
{n: avoirdupois, avoirdupois weight} a system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)
{n: chess, chess game} a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king
{n: chessman, chess piece} any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess
{n: dram} 1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams
{n: footprint} the area taken up by some object
"the computer had a desktop footprint of 10 by 16 inches"
{n: geometric progression} (mathematics) a progression in which each term is multiplied by a constant in order to obtain the next term
"1-4-16-64-256- is the start of a geometric progression"
{n: graduation} a line (as on a vessel or ruler) that marks a measurement
"the ruler had 16 graduations per inch"
{n: hexadecimal notation, sexadecimal notation} any notation that uses 16 different characters
{n: lancers} a quadrille for 8 or 16 couples
{n: nail} a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard
{n: ounce, oz.} a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
{n: perch, rod, pole} a linear measure of 16.5 feet
{n: pint} a United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces; two pints equal one quart
{n: pound, lb} 16 ounces
"he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds"
{n: sixteen, 16, XVI} the cardinal number that is the sum of fifteen and one
{n: sixteenth} position 16 in a countable series of things
{n: sulfur, S, sulphur, atomic number 16} an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
{n: value} a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
"the value assigned was 16 milliseconds"
{n: wisdom tooth} any of the last 4 teeth on each side of the upper and lower jaw; the last of the permanent teeth to erupt (between ages 16 and 21)
{v: play} perform on a certain location
"The prodigy played Carnegie Hall at the age of 16"
"She has been playing on Broadway for years"
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