Eighth



[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 one divided by eight (1/8)
4.
another word for octave
adverb
5.
Also eighthly. after the seventh person, position, event, etc
adj.

late 14c., eighthe, from Old English eahtoða; see eight + -th (1). Cf. Old High German ahtoda, Old Frisian achta, German achte, Gothic ahtuda.

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