Meaning of FORTY-EIGHTH in English

FORTY-EIGHTH

I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective

1. : being number 48 in a countable series

the forty-eighth day

— see number table

2. : being one of 48 equal parts into which something is divisible

a forty-eighth share of the total

II. noun

1. : number 48 in a countable series

2. : the quotient of a unit divided by 48 : one of 48 equal parts of something

one forty-eighth of the total

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.