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1. (Mathematics) equal to or having eight times as many or as much
2. (Mathematics) composed of eight parts
(Mathematics) by or up to eight times as much
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1. made up of eight parts or members.
2. eight times as great or as much.
3. in eightfold measure.
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Adj.1.eightfold - having eight units or components
multiple - having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"
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