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Eight , eight / āt/ • cardinal number equivalent to the product of two and four; one more than seven, or two less than ten; 8. (Roman numeral: viii or VIII.)… eighty , eight·y / ˈātē/ • cardinal number (pl. eight·ies) equivalent to the product of eight and ten; ten less than ninety; 80. (Roman numeral: lxxx or LXXX.… octave , oc·tave / ˈäktəv; ˈäkˌtāv/ • n. 1. Mus. a series of eight notes occupying the interval between (and including) two notes, one having twice or half th… Octahedron , oc·ta·he·dron / ˌäktəˈhēdrən/ • n. (pl. -drons or -dra / -drə/ ) a three-dimensional shape having eight plane faces, esp. a regular solid figure with… Eighth , eighth / ˈā(t)[unvoicedth]/ • ordinal number constituting number eight in a sequence; 8th. ∎ (an eighth/one eighth) each of eight equal parts into wh… Spica , spica (spy-kă) n. a bandage wound repeatedly in a figure-of-eight around an injured limb, forming a series of V-shapes. See illustration.
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