eight queens puzzle
- Eight queens puzzle
algorithm A puzzle in which one has to place eight queens on a chessboard such that no queen is attacking any other, i.e. no two queens occupy the same row, column or diagonal. One may have to produce all possible such configurations or just one. It is a common students assignment to devise a program […]
[eyts] /eɪts/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. . [eyt] /eɪt/ noun 1. a cardinal number, seven plus one. 2. a symbol for this number, as 8 or VIII. 3. a set of this many persons or things, as the crew of an eight-oared racing shell. 4. a playing card the face of which […]
- Eightsome reel
/ˈeɪtsəm/ noun 1. a Scottish dance for eight people
[eyt-spot] /ˈeɪtˌspɒt/ noun, Slang. 1. a playing card the face of which bears eight pips.