[ey-teen-hwee-ler, -wee-] /ˈeɪ tinˈʰwi lər, -ˈwi-/
a large tractor-trailer, usually having ten wheels on the cab and eight on the trailer.
A semitrailer truck; cab and trailer: The driver of the eighteen-wheeler to my left was wearing the uniform of the West Virginia Highway Patrol (1970s+ Citizens band)
[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 bears eight pips. 5. Informal. adjective 6. amounting to eight […]
- Eighter from decatur
noun phrase The card, roll, or craps point of eight (1940s+ Crapshooting & poker)
[eyt-fohld] /ˈeɪtˌfoʊld/ adjective 1. comprising parts or members. 2. times as great or as much. adverb 3. in eightfold measure. /ˈeɪtˌfəʊld/ adjective 1. equal to or having eight times as many or as much 2. composed of eight parts adverb 3. by or up to eight times as much
noun, Buddhism. 1. the eight pursuits of one seeking enlightenment, comprising right understanding, motives, speech, action, means of livelihood, effort, intellectual activity, and contemplation. noun the Middle Way and part of the Four Noble Truths that the Buddha taught as the path to nirvana or enlightenment and consisting of Right View/Understanding, Right Thought, Right Speech, […]