eightieth


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eight·i·eth

 (ā′tē-ĭth)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number 80 in a series.
2. One of 80 equal parts.

eight′i·eth adv. & adj.

eightieth

(ˈeɪtɪɪθ)
adj
(Mathematics) (usually prenominal)
a. being the ordinal number of eighty in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc: often written 80th
b. (as noun): the eightieth in succession.
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one of 80 approximately equal parts of something
b. (as modifier): an eightieth part.
2. (Mathematics) the fraction equal to one divided by 80 ()
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eightieth - position 80 in a countable series of things
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
Adj.1.eightieth - the ordinal number of eighty in counting ordereightieth - the ordinal number of eighty in counting order
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
Translations
الثَّمانونجُزْءٌ من ثَمانين
firsindstyvendefirsindstyvendedel
nyolcvanadnyolcvanadik
áttugastiáttugasti hluti
osemdesiatinaosemdesiaty
osemdesetiosemdesetina
1/8080.nciseksende birsekseninci

eightieth

[ˈeɪtɪɪθ]
A. ADJoctogésimo
the eightieth anniversaryel ochenta aniversario
B. Noctogésimo/a m/f; (= fraction) → octogésima parte f, octogésimo m
see fifth for usage

eightieth

[ˈeɪtiəθ] adjquatre-vingtième

eightieth

adjachtzigste(r, s)
n (= fraction)Achtzigstel nt; (of series)Achtzigste(r, s) ? sixtieth

eightieth

[ˈeɪtɪəθ]
1. adjottantesimo/a
2. n (in series) → ottantesimo/a; (fraction) → ottantesimo
for usage see fifth

eighty

(ˈeiti) noun
1. the number or figure 80.
2. the age of 80.
adjective
1. 80 in number.
2. aged 80.
ˈeighties noun plural
1. the period of time between one's eightieth and ninetieth birthdays. He is in his eighties.
2. the range of temperatures between eighty and ninety degrees. It was in the eighties yesterday.
3. the period of time between the eightieth and ninetieth years of a century. life in the 'eighties/'80s.
ˈeightieth noun
1. one of eighty equal parts. eleven eightieths.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of eighty (people, things etc); (the) next after the seventy-ninth.
eighty-
having eighty. an eighty-page book.
ˈeighty-year-old noun
a lively eighty-year-old.
adjective
an eighty-year-old widow.
References in classic literature ?
The General Grant passed, on the 23rd of November, the one hundred and eightieth meridian, and was at the very antipodes of London.
Passepartout was ignorant that, if the face of his watch had been divided into twenty-four hours, like the Italian clocks, he would have no reason for exultation; for the hands of his watch would then, instead of as now indicating nine o'clock in the morning, indicate nine o'clock in the evening, that is, the twenty-first hour after midnight precisely the difference between London time and that of the one hundred and eightieth meridian.
Whether it was that Tashtego, that wild Indian, was so heedless and reckless as to let go for a moment his one-handed hold on the great cabled tackles suspending the head; or whether the place where he stood was so treacherous and oozy; or whether the Evil One himself would have it to fall out so, without stating his particular reasons; how it was exactly, there is no telling now; but, on a sudden, as the eightieth or ninetieth bucket came suckingly up --my God
And who among the company at Monseigneur's reception in that seventeen hundred and eightieth year of our Lord, could possibly doubt, that a system rooted in a frizzled hangman, powdered, gold-laced, pumped, and white-silk stockinged, would see the very stars out!
These bubbles are from an eightieth to an eighth of an inch in diameter, very clear and beautiful, and you see your face reflected in them through the ice.
I didn't object at first, but after about the eightieth child of sunny Italy had shown up it began to get on my nerves.
Publishers marked the eightieth anniversary of the ending of the Great War with a host of new titles of which four are reviewed here.
Fifteen of these papers were republished in 1986, on the occasion of his eightieth birthday, under the title The Early Biblical Period: Historical Studies, ed.
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The eightieth anniversary in 2008 of Andy Warhol's birth provoked the exhumation of little-known material from the artist's seemingly bottomless archives--for instance, "other Voices, Other Rooms,"the important exhibition or organized by the Moderna Museet and the Stedelijk Museum, included rarely screened videos and audio recordings among its seven-hundred-plus items.
Such claims are certainly ones we are challenged to be worthy of as we mark our eightieth year of continuous publication and seek to uphold the ideal prescribed by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, whose statement on Weltliteratur has graced our masthead from the magazine's beginnings to the present.
The Brighouse Light Opera Society has decided to celebrate their eightieth anniversary by offering their interpretation of one of Porter's most treasured musicals, Anything Goes, the very same one that only recently reaped such considerable rewards in London.