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eighth meaning

EN[eɪtθ] [eɪθ] [-eɪtθ] [-eɪθ]
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WEighth
  • Eighth is ordinal form of the number eight.
  • Eighth may refer to:
  • One eighth, or 1⁄8, a fraction (mathematics), one of eight equal parts of a whole
  • Octave, an interval between seventh and ninth
  • Eighth octave C
  • The Eighth Day (1960 film), title of a 1960 French film, directed by Marcel Hanoun
  • The Eighth Day (1996 film), title of a 1996 Belgian film, directed by Jaco Van Dormael
  • The Eighth Day (book)

    Definition of eighth in English Dictionary

  • NounPLeighths
    1. (eighth ones is used for the plural) The person or thing in the eighth position.
      1. One of eight equal parts of a whole.
        1. SLA An "eighth" of an ounce equalling approximately 3.5 grams in marijuana or other drugs.
        2. Adjective
          1. The ordinal form of the number eight.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • The Canaries went ahead when the home defence failed to clear their lines and Pilkington was on hand to slide in his eighth goal of the campaign.
              • The comedian was well known for working blue, so she seemed like an odd choice for the boy's eighth birthday party.
              • King Henry the Eighth erected a noble studdery. — Holinshed.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
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              1. en eighths
              2. en eighthly
              3. en eighth note
              4. en eighth rest
              5. en eighth grade
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              Meaning of eighth for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "eighth" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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