Definitions for figure eight
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a figure or form composed of two loops formed by a continuous line crossing itself, as in the figure 8, esp. as traced on ice in figure skating.
Ref: Also called figure of eight. 1
Origin of figure eight:
figure eight, figure of eight(noun)
a knot having the shape of the numeral 8; tied in a rope that has been passed through a hole or pulley and that prevents the rope from coming loose
a skating figure that carves an 8 in the ice
The shape consisting of two circles or ovals joined together at one point, resembling the numeral 8.
To engage in mutual masturbation (meaning 2).
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