figure eight noun
: something that is shaped like the numeral 8
: 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
- The skater traced a figure eight on the ice.
First Known Use of FIGURE EIGHT
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