[eytth-lee-eyth-] /ˈeɪtθ liˈeɪθ-/
in the eighth place; eighth.
noun, Music. 1. a note having one eighth of the time value of a whole note; quaver. noun 1. (US & Canadian, music) a note having the time value of an eighth of a semibreve Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) quaver
noun, Music. 1. a rest equal in time value to an eighth note.
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[ey-tee] /ˈeɪ ti/ noun, plural eighties. 1. a cardinal number, ten times eight. 2. a symbol for this number, as 80 or LXXX. 3. a set of this many persons or things. 4. eighties, the numbers, years, degrees, or the like, from 80 through 89, as in referring to numbered streets, indicating the years of […]