Definition of figure eight
: something resembling the Arabic numeral eight in form or shape: such asa : a small knot — see knot illustrationb : an embroidery stitchc : a dance patternd : a skater's figure —called also figure-of-eight
Examples of figure eight in a sentence
The skater traced a figure eight on the ice.
First Known Use of figure eight
FIGURE EIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of figure eight for English Language Learners
: something that is shaped like the numeral 8
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