figure eight

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figure eight

noun

: something that is shaped like the numeral 8

Full Definition of FIGURE EIGHT

:  something resembling the Arabic numeral eight in form or shape: as
a :  a small knot — see knot illustration
b :  an embroidery stitch
c :  a dance pattern
d :  a skater's figure —called also figure-of-eight

Examples of FIGURE EIGHT

  1. The skater traced a figure eight on the ice.

First Known Use of FIGURE EIGHT

1748

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