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, […]
noun, Physics. 1. a scheme for classifying hadrons according to a symmetry principle based on strangeness and isotopic spin: a forerunner of the quark model.
[eytth, eyth] /eɪtθ, eɪθ/ adjective 1. next after the seventh. 2. being one of eight equal parts. noun 3. an eighth part, especially of one (⅛). 4. the eighth member of a series. 5. Music. . adverb 6. in the eighth place; eighthly. /eɪtθ/ adjective 1. (usually prenominal) noun 2. 3. the fraction equal to […]