# eighth

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## eighth

(ātth, āth)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number eight in a series.
2. One of eight equal parts.

[Middle English eighthe, from Old English eahtotha, from eahta, eight; see oktō(u) in Indo-European roots.]

## eighth

(eɪtθ)
(Mathematics) (usually prenominal)
a. coming after the seventh and before the ninth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of eight: often written 8th
b. (as noun): the eighth in line.
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one of eight equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc
b. (as modifier): an eighth part.
2. (Mathematics) the fraction equal to one divided by eight ()
3. (Music, other) another word for octave
Also: eighthly after the seventh person, position, event, etc

## eighth

(eɪtθ, eɪθ)

1. next after the seventh.
2. being one of eight equal parts.
n.
3. an eighth part, esp. of one (?).
4. the eighth member of a series.
5. in the eighth place; eighthly.
[before 1000; Middle English eightethe, Old English eahtotha. See eight, -th2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 eighth - position eight in a countable series of thingsrank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority" 2 eighth - one part in eight equal partsone-eighthcommon fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers Adj. 1 eighth - coming next after the seventh and just before the ninth in position8thordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
Translations
الثّامنالثَّامِنثُمُنثُمْن
osminaosmý
ottendeottendedel
oka
osmiosmina
áttundiáttundi hluti

8분의 1여덟 번째의
osminaôsmy
osmiosmina
åttaåttondeåttondedelåttondel
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sekizinci1/88.ncisekizde bir
một phần támthứ tám

## eighth

[eɪtθ]
the eighth floorel octavo piso
the eighth of Augustel ocho de agosto
eighth note (US) (Mus) →
B. Noctavo/a m/f; (= fraction) → octava parte f, octavo m
see fifth for usage

## eighth

[ˈeɪtθ]
the eighth floor → le huitième étage
n
(= fraction) → huitième m
an eighth of sth → un huitième de qch
(= date) the eighth of August → le huit aoûteighth-grader [ˌeɪtθˈgreɪdər] nélève mf de quatrièmeeighth note n (US) (= quaver) →

## eighth

n (= fraction)Achtel nt; (of series)Achte(r, s) ? sixth

## eighth

[eɪtθ]
2. n (in series) → ottavo/a; (fraction) → ottavo
for usage see fifth

## eight

(eit) noun
1. the number or figure 8. Four and four are/is/make eight.
2. the age of 8. children of eight and over.
3. the crew of an eight-oared racing boat. Did the Cambridge eight win?
1. 8 in number. eight people; He is eight years old.
2. aged 8. He is eight today.
eight-
having eight (of something). an eight-sided figure.
eighth (eitð) noun
1. one of eight equal parts. They each received an eighth of the money.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of eight (people, things etc); (the) next after the seventh. His horse was eighth in the race; Are you having another cup of coffee? That's your eighth (cup) this morning; Henry VIII (said as `Henry the Eighth').
ˈeight-year-old noun
a person or animal that is eight years old. Is this game suitable for an eight-year-old?