Examples of eighth in a Sentence
one eighth of the pie
An eighth of a pound is two ounces.
Recent Examples of eighth from the Web
On the mound: Lefty Daniel Stumpf made his 11th appearance of the spring and pitched a 1-2-3 eighth. ...
Yes, that’s up to one-eighth of the normal allotment of words spoken per day.
Even those preferring not to deal in decimals will recognize that as about one eighth of an inch more than the .37 inches that fell on Jan. 12, which had heretofore held the title of the year’s wettest day in Washington.
In August, voters rejected Chastain’s plan for a three-eighths-cent sales tax increase for 25 years to help pay the costs of a rapid rail and electric bus system from Vivion Road in the Northland to the Kansas City Zoo.
Those teeth help a wild groundhog dig an elaborate burrow under as much as one-eighth of an acre.
His 35th homer was a towering solo blast estimated at 420 feet in the Texas eighth.
Question 2, Chastain’s plan, sought voter support for a three-eighths-cent sales tax increase for 25 years to help pay the costs of a rapid rail and electric bus system from Vivion Road in the Northland to the Kansas City Zoo.
Between 2014 and 2016 the program involved only one eighth of Italian towns, accommodating barely 25,000 of the 156,000 refugees currently in camps across Italy.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'eighth.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
EIGHTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eighth for English Language Learners
: number eight in a series
: one of eight equal parts of something
EIGHTH Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up eighth? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).