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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eighthadjective

    next in order after the seventh

    Etymology: [AS. eahtoa.]

  2. Eighthadjective

    consisting of one of eight equal divisions of a thing

    Etymology: [AS. eahtoa.]

  3. Eighthnoun

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

    Etymology: [AS. eahtoa.]

  4. Eighthnoun

    the interval of an octave

    Etymology: [AS. eahtoa.]

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    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. Stephen Breyer:

    We believe it highly likely that the death penalty now violates the Eighth Amendment.

  2. Jeff Kuprycz:

    He ended up crashing around the eighth hole.

  3. Bush Trump:

    Amending is too big a deal. It's going to take -- it'll be two terms. I'd be in my second term or my eighth year by the time -- assuming everything went smoothly. ... I believe you can win it legally.

  4. Cynthia Cowles:

    If you were mean to me, there were so many other people who were so much worse, i recall you as being one of the kinder people. You were the one in eighth grade who came to visit me in the hospital -- you told me your mother made you come, but you stayed a half-hour, very uncomfortably -- and brought a box of stationery.

  5. Florence Widdicombe:

    We opened them about a week ago and we were writing in them, and on about my sixth or eighth card, somebody had already written in it.

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