• WordNet 3.6
    • adj 75th the ordinal number of seventy-five in counting order
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In literature:

Now the 75th and 18th Field Batteries came rattling and dashing to the front, and unlimbered at one thousand yards.
"The Great Boer War" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Tylor in honour of his 75th birthday.
"Taboo and Genetics" by Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
This fine old carriage, now in its 75th year, does good work still.
"Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland" by Joseph Tatlow
On the North American continent, in the United States and Canada, the 75th, 90th, 105th, and 120th west Greenwich meridians now govern time.
"International Conference Held at Washington for the Purpose of Fixing a Prime Meridian and a Universal Day. October, 1884." by Various
I was then in my 75th year, and now within only two months of completing the 85th.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, December 15, 1920" by Various
In spite of heavy machine gun fire, the 75th attacked and captured the village of El Mesmiye.
"With the British Army in The Holy Land" by Henry Osmond Lock
On her 75th birthday Susan's girls had presented her with an annuity of $800 a year.
"Susan B. Anthony" by Alma Lutz
He died in 1695, in the 75th year of his age.
"The New Guide to Peterborough Cathedral" by George S. Phillips
U. S. C. T. 73d, 75th, and 78th Inf.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
It consisted of the 89th, 75th, and 60th Rifles, under General Buller.
"The Dash for Khartoum" by George Alfred Henty
First to mount the breach was Lieutenant Fitzgerald, of the 75th: but the young hero fell dead on the spot.
"Our Soldiers" by W.H.G. Kingston
Meese served as the 75th Attorney General of the United States from February 1985 to August 1988.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
The 75th fired 900 rounds, the 62nd (who came to the rescue from the Orange River late in the day), 500 rounds.
"South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 (of 6)" by Louis Creswicke
When, a little later, the 75th battery was moved to the eastward, Lieut.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
Timocreon of Rhodes, a comic poet in the 75th Olympiad, was a great drinker.
"Ebrietatis Encomium" by Boniface Oinophilus
He languished about two years, and died at the Gravel-pits near Kensington, on the 17th of May 1712, in the 75th year of his age.
"The Tatler, Volume 3" by Various
In 1905 the 75th anniversary of Belgian independence was celebrated, and there was a great manifestation of loyalty to King Leopold II.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
Sir Robert, who was in his 75th year, saw much active service during his military career.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 2" by Charles Mackie
Israel White; 75th Ohio, Col. Andrew L. Harris, Capt.
"From Manassas to Appomattox" by James Longstreet
In 1909 he took a prominent part in the 75th anniversary celebration of Hartford Theological Seminary.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7" by Various

In news:

View full size A look at how students perform in Portage Public Schools compared to the 50th and 75th percentiles on the Performance Series assessment tests in math and reading.
Three Creeks Brewery will be releasing Hodag Cascadian Dark Ale to celebrate Hoodoo Ski Area's 75th anniversary.
Supersized doughnuts were used as props Friday during a Manhattan ceremony marking the 75th annual National Donut Day.
Old Fashioned Donuts on the 75th National Donut Day.
This year marks the holiday's 75th anniversary, and Entenmann's, the bakery that boasts a total of 4 billion donuts made since 1898, unveiled what they're calling the "largest box of donuts " at a special event in New York City.
Doris Teas Lail died on Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012, the date of her 75th birthday.
Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Dr Seuss Book.
Celebrated the 75th anniversary of Dr Seuss's first children's book with an in store reading hour for thirty first graders.
Elaine Iwaniw to celebrate 75th birthday.
Wishing Elvis a Happy 75th Birthday.
Elvis gives fans a 75th birthday present.
Elvis gives fans a 75th birthday present.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Hughes Group Inc, which started out digging basements and laying sewer lines in 1937, marked its 75th anniversary in Jeffersonville where the family business continues to thrive.
YLI celebrates 75th anniversary, plans food drive.
Members of Young Ladies Institute No 150 of St Bernard's Catholic Church celebrated the group's 75th anniversary with a visit from Grand President Evangeline Plaskett on Oct 10.

In science:

Bose in Frontiers in Condensed Matter Physics: 75th year special publication of Ind.
Analysis of the long-range random field quantum antiferromagnetic Ising model
On each boxplot, the central red line is the median, the edges of the box are the 25th and 75th percentiles and the whiskers extend to the most extreme data points that are not considered as outliers.
Bootstrapping under constraint for the assessment of group behavior in human contact networks
It is a great pleasure and honor to participate to Leon's 75th birthday celebration and show our immense appreciation for his depth and breadth.
The critical earthquake concept applied to mine rockbursts with time-to-failure analysis
The year of 2005 marks the 75th anniversary since Trumpler (1930) provided the first definitive proof of interstellar grains by demonstrating the existence of general absorption and reddening of starlight in the galactic plane.
Interstellar Grains -- The 75th Anniversary
It is a great pleasure and honor to contribute to this special day devoted to celebrate the 75th anniversary of David Brink.
Isospin Dynamics in Heavy Ion Collisions
First, earlier studies have shown conventional rheumatoid arthritis treatments are effective for nearly 75% of the patient population, so it is less meaningful to detect differences below the 75th percentile.
Detection of treatment effects by covariate-adjusted expected shortfall
Note that each boxplot displays the 25th and 75th quantiles as the edges of the boxes, with the center line denoting the median and the whiskers extending to the minimum and maximum.
Active Learning to Overcome Sample Selection Bias: Application to Photometric Variable Star Classification
In the weak version, we considered all interactions among pairs of variables where ar least one variable had a z score above the 75th percentile.
A lasso for hierarchical testing of interactions
For most forums we recommend using the 75th quantile of these nonzero entires for the value of λ.
User Interest and Interaction Structure in Online Forums
This is the 75th quantile of our nonzero similarities obtained without taking author into account.
User Interest and Interaction Structure in Online Forums
This λ is obtained from the 75th quantile of the nonzero similarity matrix entries for the modified cosine similarity measure.
User Interest and Interaction Structure in Online Forums
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 75th edition, Editor: David R.
Closed-shell interaction in silver and gold chlorides