What does eighth mean?

Definitions for eighth
eɪtθ, eɪθeighth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eighthnoun

    position eight in a countable series of things

  2. one-eighth, eighthadjective

    one part in eight equal parts

  3. eighth, 8thadjective

    coming next after the seventh and just before the ninth in position

Wiktionary

  1. eighthnoun

    (eighth ones is used for the plural) The person or thing in the eighth position.

  2. eighthnoun

    One of eight equal parts of a whole.

  3. eighthnoun

    An "eighth" of an ounce equalling approximately 3.5 grams in marijuana or other drugs.

  4. eighthadjective

    The ordinal form of the number eight.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Eighthadjective

    Next in order to the seventh; the ordinal of eight.

    Etymology: from eight.

    Another yet? —— A seventh! I’ll see no more;
    And yet the eighth appears! William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    In the eighth month should be the reign of Saturn. Francis Bacon.

    I stay reluctant seven continu’d years,
    And water her ambrosial couch with tears;
    The eighth, she voluntary moves to part,
    Or urg’d by Jove, or her own changeful heart. Alexander Pope, Odyss.

Wikipedia

  1. Eighth

    Eighth is ordinal form of the number eight.

ChatGPT

  1. eighth

    Eighth refers to each of the eight equal parts of something or the position that comes after the seventh and before the ninth in a series. It is also represented numerically as 1/8.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eighthadjective

    next in order after the seventh

  2. Eighthadjective

    consisting of one of eight equal divisions of a thing

  3. Eighthnoun

    the quotient of a unit divided by eight; one of eight equal parts; an eighth part

  4. Eighthnoun

    the interval of an octave

  5. Etymology: [AS. eahtoa.]

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'eighth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3065

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eighth in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eighth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of eighth in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan McDowell:

    We expect it to reenter sometime between the eighth and 10th of May. And in that two-day period, it goes around the world 30 times, the thing is traveling at like 18,000 miles an hour. And so if you're an hour out at guessing when it comes down, you're 18,000 miles out in saying where.

  2. Rory McIlroy:

    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.

  3. John Howard:

    Her story was one that captured the realities of what the Eighth Amendment meant in a material, tangible way, it took the life of a woman. Her memory is a bit of an avatar for change — and for the direction that we'd like Ireland to take. Her story encapsulates what we'd like to never see again and hope that whatever changes can be made in her honor.

  4. Molly Bair:

    I wore heels one time before fashion. And it was at my eighth grade graduation, and they were platforms ... and I actually fell down the stairs. So I've always had a kind of very unhealthy relationship with heels.

  5. De La Cruz:

    I didn’t come through in the eighth and I had to come through in that moment, i was just looking for the best pitch, and make contact.

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