Definitions for octadˈɒk tæd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oc•tadˈɒk tæd(n.)

  1. a group or series of eight.

    Category: Math

  2. an element, atom, or group having a valence of eight.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of octad:

1835–45; < Gk oktad- (s. of oktás) group of eight =okt(ṓ)eight+-ad -ad1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. eight, 8, VIII, eighter, eighter from Decatur, octad, ogdoad, octonary, octet(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one


  1. octad(Noun)

    a group of eight things


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