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Webster 1913 Edition


Eighth

Eighth

(ātth)
,
Adj.
[AS.
eahtoða
.]
1.
Next in order after the seventh.
2.
Consisting of one of eight equal divisions of a thing.
Eighth note
(Mus.)
,
the eighth part of a whole note, or semibreve; a quaver.

Eighth

,
Noun.
1.
The quotient of a unit divided by eight; one of eight equal parts; an eighth part.
2.
(Mus.)
The interval of an octave.

Webster 1828 Edition


Eighth

EIGHTH

,
Adj.
aitth. Noting the number eight; the number next after seven; the ordinal of eight.

Definition 2022


eighth

eighth

English

English numbers
80
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : eight
    Ordinal : eighth
    Multiplier : octuple

Adjective

eighth

  1. The ordinal form of the number eight.

Synonyms

  • 8th, 8th; (in names of monarchs and popes) VIII

Translations

Noun

eighth (plural eighths)

  1. (eighth ones is used for the plural) The person or thing in the eighth position.
  2. One of eight equal parts of a whole.
  3. (slang) An "eighth" of an ounce equalling approximately 3.5 grams in marijuana or other drugs.

Synonyms

  • (person or thing in the eighth position): eighth one
  • (One of eight equal parts): , henry (for an eighth of an ounce of marijuana in the UK)

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