position eight in a countable series of things
one part in eight equal parts
coming next after the seventh and just before the ninth in position
(eighth ones is used for the plural) The person or thing in the eighth position.
One of eight equal parts of a whole.
An "eighth" of an ounce equalling approximately 3.5 grams in marijuana or other drugs.
The ordinal form of the number eight.
next in order after the seventh
consisting of one of eight equal divisions of a thing
the quotient of a unit divided by eight; one of eight equal parts; an eighth part
the interval of an octave
Origin: [AS. eahtoa.]
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'eighth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3065
The numerical value of eighth in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of eighth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
During my years here when I voted, I have the eighth most conservative voting record in the Congress. And it does pain me to be described as spineless or a squish.
It is high time that the government makes him our eighth national hero, bob was a reggae genius who has done more for Jamaica than most others by popularizing our music.
We were preparing for them to say anything from, 'No, you guys are done after this year,' all the way to, 'No, we want a full season and possibly an eighth season,' they said, 'That sounds great. Let's do that.' And that was the end of the conversation.
It's a golf course I've always felt comfortable on, one that has suited me, and I have played well here, this is my eighth year in a row starting the season off here, so I'm pretty familiar with the place, and looking forward to another strong start to the season.
We are thrilled for Chelsea that the government has finally agreed to initiate hormone therapy as part of her treatment plan, this is an important first step in Chelsea's treatment regimen and one that is in line with the recommendations of all of her doctors and the basic requirements of the Eighth Amendment.
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Translations for eighth
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- agste, agtsteAfrikaans
- vuitèCatalan, Valencian
- achte, AchtelGerman
- okono, okaEsperanto
- octavo, octavaSpanish
- kahdeksasosa, kahdeksas, kahdeksannesFinnish
- áttandi, áttandaFaroese
- achtsteWestern Frisian
- ochdamhScottish Gaelic
- שמיני, שמיניתHebrew
- octavo, octava, octaveInterlingua
- ottavo, ottavaItalian
- octavus, octavumLatin
- aštuntas, aštunta, aštuntadalisLithuanian
- astotais, astotā, astoņiLatvian
- tseebíí góneʼNavajo, Navaho
- oitavo, oitavaPortuguese
- cel al optulea, cea a optaRomanian
- 8-ой, восьмойRussian
- osmi, осмиSerbo-Croatian
- අටවැනිSinhala, Sinhalese
- åttonde, åttondedel, åtta, åttondelSwedish
- thứ támVietnamese
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