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# Eighty-seventh

[ey-tee-sev-uh nth] /ˈeɪ tiˈsɛv ənθ/

1.
next after the eighty-sixth; being the ordinal number for 87.
2.
being one of 87 equal parts.
noun
3.
an eighty-seventh part, especially of one (1/87).
4.
the eighty-seventh member of a series.

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• Eighty-six

[ey-tee-siks] /ˈeɪ tiˈsɪks/ noun 1. a cardinal number, 80 plus 6. 2. a symbol for this number, as 86 or LXXXVI. 3. a set of this many persons or things. 4. Slang. a customer considered undesirable or unwelcome and refused service at a bar or restaurant. adjective 5. amounting to 86 in number. 6. Slang. […]

• Eighty-sixth

[ey-tee-siksth] /ˈeɪ tiˈsɪksθ/ adjective 1. next after the eighty-fifth; being the ordinal number for 86. 2. being one of 86 equal parts. noun 3. an eighty-sixth part, especially of one (1/86). 4. the eighty-sixth member of a series.

• Eighty-third

[ey-tee-thurd] /ˈeɪ tiˈθɜrd/ adjective 1. next after the eighty-second; being the ordinal number for 83. 2. being one of 83 equal parts. noun 3. an eighty-third part, especially of one (1/83). 4. the eighty-third member of a series.

• Eighty-twenty rule

programming The program-design version of the law of diminishing returns. The 80/20 rule says that roughly 80% of the problem can be solved with 20% of the effort that it would take to solve the whole problem. For example, parsing e-mail addresses in “From:” lines in e-mail messages is notoriously difficult if you follow the […]

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