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eighth

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noun, \ˈātth, ˈāth\

Simple Definition of eighth

  • : number eight in a series

  • : one of eight equal parts of something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of eighth

plural eighths play \ˈāt(th)s, ˈāths\

  1. 1 — see number table

  2. 2 :  octave

eighth adjective or adverb

Examples of eighth in a sentence

  1. one eighth of the pie

  2. An eighth of a pound is two ounces.



1557

First Known Use of eighth

1557

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Rhymes with eighth


EIGHTH Defined for Kids

1

eighth

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adjective \ˈātth\

Definition of eighth for Students

  1. :  coming right after seventh




2

eighth

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noun

Definition of eighth for Students

  1. 1 :  number eight in a series

  2. 2 :  one of eight equal parts <an eighth of a mile>





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