eighth

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noun \ˈātth, ˈāth\

Definition of eighth

plural

eighths

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  1. 1 :  one that is number eight in a series — 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

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EIGHTH Defined for English Language Learners

eighth

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noun \ˈātth, ˈāth\

Definition of eighth for English Language Learners

  • : number eight in a series

  • : one of eight equal parts of something


EIGHTH Defined for Kids

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eighth

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adjective \ˈātth\

Definition of eighth for Students

  1. :  coming right after seventh


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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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