[ok-troi; French awk-trwa] /ˈɒk trɔɪ; French ɔkˈtrwa/ noun, plural octrois [ok-troiz; French awk-trwa] /ˈɒk trɔɪz; French ɔkˈtrwa/ (Show IPA) 1. (formerly especially in France and Italy) a local tax levied on certain articles, such as foodstuffs, on their entry into a city. 2. the place at which such a tax is collected. 3. the officials […]
[ok-too-puh l, -tyoo-; ok-too-puh l, -tyoo-] /ˈɒk tʊ pəl, -tyʊ-; ɒkˈtu pəl, -ˈtyu-/ adjective 1. eightfold; eight times as great. 2. having eight effective units or elements. verb (used with object), octupled, octupling. 3. to make eight times as great. noun 4. Rowing. a shell rowed by a crew of eight, each rower using a […]
[ok-tuhp-lit, -too-plit, -tyoo-; ok-too-plit, -tyoo-] /ɒkˈtʌp lɪt, -ˈtu plɪt, -ˈtyu-; ˈɒk tʊ plɪt, -tyʊ-/ noun 1. a group, series, or combination of eight related items. 2. Music. a group of eight notes that are to be played or sung in the same time as six notes of equal value.
[noun, adjective ok-too-pli-kit, -keyt, -tyoo-, -tuhp-li-; verb ok-too-pli-keyt, -kit, -tyoo-, -tuhp-li-] /noun, adjective ɒkˈtu plɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp lɪ-; verb ɒkˈtu plɪˌkeɪt, -kɪt, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp lɪ-/ noun 1. a group, series, or set of eight identical copies (usually preceded by in). adjective 2. having or consisting of eight identical parts; eightfold. 3. noting the […]