- an automobile powered by an eight-cylinder engine.
- an eight-cylinder engine.
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Origin of eight
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH eightate, eight
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Example sentences from the Web for eight
That man was Xavier Cortada, a gay man who wrote of his frustration that he and his partner of eight years were unable to marry.
I could complain about how, two out of eight episodes in, Agent Carter is in no hurry to introduce its real villain.
The Air Force has about seven pilots for every eight drone pilot slots, in other words.Exclusive: U.S. Drone Fleet at ‘Breaking Point,’ Air Force Says|Dave Majumdar|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
One of the kids had a ball in his hand, and Cuomo took it and tossed it back and forth to an eight year old.
If you answered nine or more, you may have won a SONY Betamax and an eight-track operating system.
When she arrived she made a regular entry into the city in a coach all gold and glass, drawn by eight superb plumed horses.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
After an eight weeks' siege, a breach having been made, the city surrendered, and a month later the fort followed the example.
But what might have been very practicable for eight hundred and sixty men, was impossible for three hundred and sixty.
At six o'clock I felt once more the welcome motion of a Railroad car, and at eight was in Venice.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The card table profitably occupies some six to eight hours daily of these old fellows' attention.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
British Dictionary definitions for eight
- a racing shell propelled by eight oarsmen
- the crew of such a shell
- amounting to eight
- (as pronoun)I could only find eight
Other words from eightRelated prefixes: octa-, octo-
Word Origin for eight
Idioms and Phrases with eight
see behind the eight ball.