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eighth

noun \ˈātth, ˈāth\

: number eight in a series

: one of eight equal parts of something

plural eighths \ˈāt(th)s, ˈāths\

Full Definition of EIGHTH

1
— see number table
2
:  octave
eighth adjective or adverb

Examples of EIGHTH

  1. one eighth of the pie
  2. An eighth of a pound is two ounces.

First Known Use of EIGHTH

1557

Other Number-Related Terms

jubilee, myriad, quarantine, score, twain

Rhymes with EIGHTH

EIGHTHS Defined for Kids

1eighth

adjective \ˈātth\

Definition of EIGHTH for Kids

:  coming right after seventh

2eighth

noun

Definition of EIGHTH for Kids

1
:  number eight in a series
2
:  one of eight equal parts <an eighth of a mile>

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