the eight pursuits of one seeking enlightenment, comprising right understanding, motives, speech, action, means of livelihood, effort, intellectual activity, and contemplation.
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, Right Action, Right Livelihood, Right Effort, Right Mindfulness, Right Concentration; also called Noble Eightfold Path
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 […]
noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights, guaranteeing reasonable bail, fines, and punishment.
noun 1. “Thou shalt not steal”: eighth of the Ten Commandments.