Examples of figure eight in a Sentence
The skater traced a figure eight on the ice.
Recent Examples of figure eight from the Web
Dean, who started 21 games as a freshman last year, leads the team in blocks with 21 and has scored in double figures eight times this season.
Another bit of good fortune came in 1990, when the sport did away with its compulsory school figures, the painstaking tracings of figure eights, choosing to place a premium on jumping instead.
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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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