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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 adv. & adj.
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eighth

(eɪtθ)
adj
(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
adv
Also: eighthly after the seventh person, position, event, etc
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eighth

(eɪtθ, eɪθ)

adj.
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.
adv.
5. in the eighth place; eighthly.
[before 1000; Middle English eightethe, Old English eahtotha. See eight, -th2]
eighth′ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eighth - position eight in a countable series of thingseighth - position eight in a countable series of things
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
2.eighth - one part in eight equal parts
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
Adj.1.eighth - coming next after the seventh and just before the ninth in positioneighth - coming next after the seventh and just before the ninth in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
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Translations
الثّامنالثَّامِنثُمُنثُمْن
osminaosmý
ottendeottendedel
oka
kahdeksaskahdeksasosakahdeksannes
osmiosmina
nyolcadiknyolcad
áttundiáttundi hluti
八番目八番目の
8분의 1여덟 번째의
aštuntaaštuntadalisaštuntas
osminaôsmy
osmiosmina
åttaåttondeåttondedelåttondel
ที่แปด
sekizinci1/88.ncisekizde bir
một phần támthứ tám

eighth

[eɪtθ]
A. ADJoctavo
the eighth floorel octavo piso
the eighth of Augustel ocho de agosto
eighth note (US) (Mus) → corchea f
B. Noctavo/a m/f; (= fraction) → octava parte f, octavo m
see fifth for usage
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

eighth

[ˈeɪtθ]
adjhuitième
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) → croche f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

eighth

adjachte(r, s)
n (= fraction)Achtel nt; (of series)Achte(r, s) ? sixth
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

eighth

[eɪtθ]
1. adjottavo/a
2. n (in series) → ottavo/a; (fraction) → ottavo
for usage see fifth
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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?
adjective
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?
adjective
an eight-year-old child.
figure of eight
a pattern etc in the shape of the figure 8. The skater did a figure of eight.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

eighth

الثَّامِن, ثُمُن osmina, osmý ottende, ottendedel Achtel, achter όγδοο, όγδοος octavo kahdeksas, kahdeksasosa huitième osmi, osmina ottavo 八番目, 八番目の 8분의 1, 여덟 번째의 achtste, een-achtste åttende, åttendedel ósemka, ósmy oitavo восьмая, восьмой åttonde, åttondel ที่แปด sekizinci một phần tám, thứ tám 八分之一, 第八的
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