[adjective nahyn-fohld; adverb nahyn-fohld] /adjective ˈnaɪnˌfoʊld; adverb ˈnaɪnˈfoʊld/
nine times as great or as much.
having nine elements or parts.
in a ninefold manner or measure; to or by nine times as much:
to increase one’s income ninefold.
equal to or having nine times as many or as much
composed of nine parts
by or up to nine times as many or as much
Old English nigonfeald; see nine + -fold.
- Nine-hundred-pound gorilla
Related Terms six-hundred-pound gorilla
[nahyn-pens, -puh ns] /ˈnaɪnˌpɛns, -pəns/ noun 1. (used with a plural verb) British. pennies. 2. a former shilling of Great Britain, issued under Elizabeth I for use in Ireland, debased so that it was used in England as a ninepenny piece.
[nahyn-pen-ee; for 2 also nahyn-puh-nee] /ˈnaɪnˌpɛn i; for 2 also ˈnaɪn pə ni/ adjective 1. noting a nail 2.75 inches (7 cm) long. Symbol: 9d. 2. of the value of ninepence.
[nahyn-pinz] /ˈnaɪnˌpɪnz/ noun 1. (used with a singular verb) tenpins played without the head pin. 2. ninepin, a pin used in this game. /ˈnaɪnˌpɪnz/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) another name for skittles See skittle (sense 2) 2. (sing) one of the pins used in this game n. 1570s, from nine + pin (n.). From […]