eight
Pronunciation Numeral
  1. cln en A numerical value equal to 8; the number occurring after seven and before nine.
  2. Describing a group or set with eight elements.
    He works eight hours a day.
Related terms Translations Translations
  • Russian: восьмёрка
Noun

eight (plural eights)

  1. The digit/figure 8.
  2. (playing cards) Any of the four cards in a normal deck with the value eight.
  3. (nautical) A light, narrow rowing boat, especially one used in competitive rowing, steered by a cox, in which eight rowers each have two oars.
  4. (rowing, especially in plural) A race in which such craft participate.
  5. (rowing) The eight people who crew a rowing-boat.
Translations
  • French: huit
  • German: Acht
  • Portuguese: oito
  • Russian: восьмёрка
Translations
  • French: huit
  • German: Acht
  • Portuguese: oito
  • Russian: восьмёрка
Adjective

eight (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of eighth#English|eighth
Noun

eight (plural eights)

  1. Alternative spelling of ait (island in a river)
    • osiers on their eights



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