Definition of eigth
1. eighth [ a ] coming next after the seventh and just before the ninth in positionUsed in print:
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A two run homer by Norm_Siebern and a solo_blast by Bill_Tuttle tied the game , and single runs in the eighth and ninth gave the Athletics their fifth victory in eight starts .
With one down in the eighth , Marv_Throneberry drew a walk and stole second as Hyde fanned Tuttle .
(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)
Whenever artists , indeed , turned_to actual representations or molded three-dimensional_figures , which were rare down to 800 B.C. , they tended to reflect reality ( see Plate 6a , 9b ) ; a schematic , abstract treatment of men and animals , by intent , rose only in the late eighth century .
The landscape of Greek history broadens widely , and rather abruptly , in the eighth century B.C. , the age of Homer 's `` rosy fingered Dawn '' .
The modern student , who knows what was to come next , is likely to place first the factors of change which are visible in the eighth century .Synonyms eighth 8th Related Terms ordinal
2. eighth [ n ] position eight in a countable series of thingsSynonyms eighth Related Terms rank
3. eighth [ n ] an eighth partSynonyms one-eighth eighth Related Terms common_fraction
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