[ UK /ˈe‍ɪtθ/ ]
[ US /ˈeɪtθ, ˈeɪθ/ ]
  1. coming next after the seventh and just before the ninth in position
  1. one part in eight equal parts
  2. position eight in a countable series of things
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How To Use eighth In A Sentence

  • The lower opening is formed by the twelfth thoracic vertebra behind, by the eleventh and twelfth ribs at the sides, and in front by the cartilages of the tenth, ninth, eighth, and seventh ribs, which ascend on either side and form an angle, the subcostal angle, into the apex of which the xiphoid process projects. II. Osteology. 4. The Thorax
  • In this crucible I have mixed together just one ounce of sugar and one and one-eighth ounces of solidified oxygen, solidified by the force of chemical affinity and bound up in a white salt called chlorate of potash. Religion and Chemistry
  • The Kuban produces an eighth of Russia's grain, meat and milk.
  • My red lips curl into a crafty little smile at the thought of that suave, devil of a man sitting on the sixty-eighth floor.
  • On June twenty-fifth, nineteen-fifty, North Korean soldiers crossed the thirty-eighth parallel.
  • Australian Natalie Ward was the first to put a run on the board in the eighth innings when Simmone Morrow bunted the ball and a throwing error by the Chinese allowed her to race to second base while Ward skipped home.
  • He had been convicted on his eighth impaired driving charge while driving a stolen car, his 18th possession of stolen property conviction.
  • The practice at which I am a patient devotes one eighth of its doctors' time to acute care. Times, Sunday Times
  • Perhaps he wanted a serious chat to find out why her eighth album is taking so long to hit stores. The Sun
  • The band's upcoming eighth album will be accompanied by a TV documentary about the recording process. The Sun
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